Brown Atkins Investments

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.

Brown Atkins Investments

The Financial Supervision Commission have been made aware of telephone calls allegedly originating from Brown Atkins Investments. This entity purports, within the calls, to be located in the Isle of Man.

The Commission have carried out enquiries and have been unable to identify any such entity in, or genuinely associated with the Isle of Man

Brown Atkins Investments is not a company incorporated within the jurisdiction of the Isle of Man. It is not registered as a foreign company having established a place of business on the Isle of Man. It is not registered as a business name on the Isle of Man.

The caller asks the person receiving the call to fax or call back. Subsequent information obtained by the Commission would suggest that the numbers given which are:




may be “premium rate” or diverted lines and in conjunction with the above information, relating to the alleged company, would suggest that the intent of the calls was to defraud the recipient.

None of the telephone numbers provided are Isle of Man numbers and all appear to be issued by United Kingdom Telecommunication providers.

The Commission would strongly urge persons receiving calls purporting to originate from Brown Atkins Investments to refrain from calling any numbers given, bearing in mind the contents of this public notice. Financial Supervision Commission P.O. Box 58, Finch Hill House, Bucks Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM99 IDT

A warning regarding text, email and fax scams was issued by the United Kingdom Department of Trade and Industry on 11th November 2002.