Ranstsadt Securities & Vaults, Banco National Bank, Afper Finance

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.

Randstad Securities & Vaults (sic)

www.ranstad-online.org (sic)

Banco National Bank

www.banconat.org

Afper Finance

www.afpernet.com

The Commission has recently become aware of the above three websites, which claim to represent, respectively, the above entities. The three websites bear a very close similarity to each other.

The websites contain statements alleging that the above entities have a presence in or some association with, inter alia, the Isle of Man.

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 above entities are not licensed by the Financial Supervision Commission to undertake banking business or any other regulated activity in, on or from the Isle of Man.

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

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.

The aforementioned websites bear a close resemblance in both format and text to those identified in the Public Warning issued by the Commission on 10th March 2006 in relation to Mutual Finance and Securities

and on 14th March 2006 in relation to Montero Finance & Securities.

Under the circumstances, the Commission would strongly urge persons considering dealing with the above entities 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 entities and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689313 or by email to [email protected].

Any persons who have paid funds to the above entities should consider contacting their local Police Fraud Unit without delay.

FSC Reference: JPM/22/2006