Gulf Finance Group / www.gulffin.org

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.

The Commission has recently become aware of the above website which includes references to and claims to represent the above entity.

The website claims that “Gulf Finance Group comprises a number of companies located in …the Isle of Man”.

The above entity 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 above entity is not, nor ever has been, licensed by the Financial Supervision Commission to undertake Banking, Investment or Fiduciary business in or from the Island.

A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available on our website.

The Commission has established no association between this entity and any genuine Isle of Man company.

The Commission has established no genuine links between this entity and the Isle of Man.

The aforementioned website bears a close resemblance in both format and text to that identified in Public Warnings issued by the Commission on 10 March 2006 and 14 March 2006.

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 689315 or by email to [email protected].

Any persons who have paid funds to this entity should consider contacting their local Police Fraud Unit without delay.

FSC Reference: KL/08/2006