Murray Miller & Jacobson; Mrs Renee Gosh; Dr Donald Welsi
This notice is issued by the Financial Supervision Commission (“the Commission”) in accordance with the powers conferred upon it under Section 30 of the FinancialServices Act 2008.
The Commission has recently become aware of correspondence received by members of the public purporting to have been sent on behalf of the above entity and containing references to the above individuals.
Within the correspondence it is claimed that the above named entity has an address of Victoria Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom. While there is a Victoria Street in Douglas we have confirmed categorically that the above entity is not located on this street and has no association with any genuine entities on this street.
The correspondence advises people that they are named as beneficiaries in a Codicil to a Will and to contact a Mrs Renee Gosh Esq (sic) at the above entity. In further correspondence it advises that in order to secure the bequeathed entitlement they are asked to contact a Dr Donald Welsi purportedly from the Central Board Monitoring Authority (CBMA) The Netherlands.
It is claimed in the correspondence that the entity is “Government Attorney - *Companies Secetaries, (sic) *International Arbitrators/Mediator”. The above entity is not listed by the Isle of Man Law Society as a legal firm. The above entity is not licensed by the Commission to undertake any regulated activities in, on or from the Isle of Man. Company Secretarial work is classed as a regulated activity by the Commission.
A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available on our website at www.fsc.gov.im .
The Commission wishes to draw attention to the following observations:
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 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.
The telephone numbers used in the e-mails are not genuine Isle of Man telephone numbers.
Under the circumstances the Commission would encourage people receiving correspondence matching the above description to refrain from responding to them in any way.
Any persons who are already involved in any dealings resulting from the above correspondence and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689314 or by email to [email protected].
Any persons who have paid out funds in relation to the above correspondence or who have provided personal financial details in relation to the above correspondence should consider contacting their local police fraud unit without delay.
FSC reference: CD/01/2009