Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank

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.

Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank

www.alcbonline.co.uk

The Financial Supervision Commission has become aware of the above website which purports to represent the entity, Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank.

This entity claims, within the website, to have “…a strong international network of offices in 9 countries around the world….”, and states that one of these offices is in the Isle of Man. The Commission has also received information indicating this entity claims to have an address at Clinch’s House, Lord Street, P.O. Box 227, IM99 1RZ, Douglas, Isle of Man.

There was an entity registered as a foreign company having established a place of business on the Isle of Man called Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank Plc, from 10 September 2003 to 17 April 2007. This entity was licensed by the Financial Supervision Commission until it surrendered its licence on 30 March 2007, when it merged with Alliance & Leicester Plc.

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

The genuine Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank Plc’s address has NEVER been at Clinch’s House, Lord Street, P.O. Box 227, IM99 1RZ, Douglas, Isle of Man.

This address is a genuine Isle of Man address but is no way connected or associated with the above entity or website.

Following detailed research by the Commission it can confirm that the genuine Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank Plc, was licensed by the Commission but is in no way connected or associated with the above entity or website.

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

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

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 689314 or by e-mail to [email protected].

Any persons who have paid funds to the above entity should contact their local Police Fraud Unit without delay.

FSC Reference: CD/21/2007