Abbey Bank Limited

This notice is issued by the Financial Supervision Commission (“the Commission”) in accordance with the powers conferred upon it under Section 22 of the Financial Supervision Act 1988.

Abbey Bank Limited

The Commission has recently become aware of the activities of the above entity, which claims to be located on the Isle of Man.

This entity is not nor ever has been licensed or regulated by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission to undertake Banking, Investment or any other regulated business. The Commission has been unable to establish any genuine links between this entity and the Isle of Man.

This entity claims to have its head office at Thompson House, Princes Street, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 1BB. There is no “Thompson House” in Princes Street, Douglas. Details of all current licenceholders of the Commission are available on the website of the Commission at www.fsc.gov.im under the “Licenceholders” button on the left hand side of our Home Page.

The above entity is not associated in any way with Abbey National PLC or Abbey National Treasury International Limited (which also trades under the registered business name Abbey National Offshore) who are both genuine licenceholders of the Commission.

Under the circumstances the Commission would strongly urge persons considering dealing with this entity to exercise the greatest possible caution before proceeding, bearing in mind the contents of this public notice.

Any persons who are already involved in any dealings with the above entity and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689313 or by e-mail to [email protected]