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30th September 2011

Bogus Website - http://consolidatedcrdtb.com/ccb/default.html

This notice is issued by the Financial Supervision Commission (“the Commission”) in accordance with the powers conferred upon it under Section 30 of the Financial Services Act 2008.

http://consolidatedcrdtb.com/ccb/default.html

Consolidated Credit Bank (IOM) Ltd

Consolidated Credit Bank Ltd

The Commission has recently become aware of the above website which claims to represent the above entities. It would appear that the above website has been copied from a genuine website of a licensed entity on the Isle of Man, without their authority. Various references to the Isle of Man are made on this website. Within this website references are made that the above entity, Consolidated Credit Bank (IOM) Limited, is purportedly licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission.

We can confirm that the above entities are not licensed or authorised by the Financial Supervision Commission to undertake banking business or any other regulated activities. A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available on our website at www.fsc.gov.im.

The Commission wishes to draw attention to the following observations:

The above entities are not companies incorporated within the jurisdiction of the Isle of Man. They are not registered as foreign companies having established a place of business on the Isle of Man. They are not registered as business names on the Isle of Man.

The Commission has established no association between the above entities and any genuine Isle of Man companies.

The Commission has established no genuine links between the above entities and the Isle of Man.

Under the circumstances the Financial Supervision Commission feels that this website is being used to tempt the recipient into becoming the victim of an Advance Fee Fraud – see explanatory notice issued by the Commission at:

http://www.fsc.gov.im/ViewNews.gov?menuid=10222&page=lib/news/fsc/westafricanfraud.xml

OR

Is an attempt at gaining personal data from the recipient in order to steal their identity – see explanatory notice issued by the Commission at:

http://www.fsc.gov.im/ViewNews.gov?menuid=10222&page=lib/news/fsc/identitytheft.xml

Also see information issued by the Isle of Man Office of the Data Protection Supervisor at:

http://www.gov.im/lib/news/odps/yourinformationy.xml

Any persons who are already involved in any dealings with the above entities and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689314 or by email to fsc@gov.im.

Any persons who have paid out funds in relation to the above or who have provided personal financial details in relation to the above should consider contacting their local police fraud unit without delay.

FSC reference: CD/02/2011

Financial Supervision Commission
Address:
P.O. Box 58
Finch Hill House
Bucks Road
Douglas
Isle of Man
Post Code: IM99 1DT
Telephone:01624 689300
Fax:01624 689399