Update - AntiquesSupermarket.com

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.

Antiques Supermarket.com
http://www.antiquessupermarket.com

Antiques Supermarket.com – Updated 6 March 2009 .

The Financial Supervision Commission has become aware of the above website which purports to represent the entity Antiques Supermarket.com.

On this website it is claimed that Antiquessupermarket.com has an address of “5 Office Tower Street Centre, Ramsey, Isle of Man, United Kingdom” (sic). The Commission can confirm that there is no such address in the Isle of Man. However, there is a genuine address of Tower Street Centre, Tower Street, Ramsey, Isle of Man, but, following research by the Commission we can confirm that there is no connection between the above entity and the genuine entity that occupies Tower Street Centre, Tower Street, Ramsey, Isle of Man

The details on the website seen by the Commission give telephone and fax numbers to contact the above entity, none of the numbers given relate to telephone lines on the Isle of Man.

Antiquessupermarket.com 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. Details of all entities incorporated within the jurisdiction of the Isle of Man, registered as foreign companies having established a place of business on the Isle of Man and registered as a business name on the Isle of Man can be found on the Companies search area of the Commission’s website at: http://www.iomfsa.im/pvi/pvi_fr.html .

The above entity is not licensed by the Commission to undertake any regulated activities in, on or from the Isle of Man.

A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available on our website at www.fsc.gov.im .

The Commission has established no connection between Antiquessupermarket.com and the Isle of Man.

Under the circumstances, the Commission would strongly urge persons considering dealing with the above entity to exercise the greatest possible caution before proceeding, bearing in mind the contents of this public notice.

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

Any persons who are already involved in any dealings with the above website and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689314 or by e-mail to [email protected].

Update – Issued 6 March 2009

Subsequent to the issue of the above Public Notice the Isle of Man contact address on the website has been replaced. However, the Commission has now been sent copies of correspondence and documentation from members of the public where this correspondence claims the same address as previously stated in this warning – “5 Office Tower Street Centre, Ramsey, Isle of Man, United Kingdom”.

The statement in the above Public Notice is still correct – “The Commission can confirm that there is no such address in the Isle of Man. However, there is a genuine address of Tower Street Centre, Tower Street, Ramsey, Isle of Man, but, following research by the Commission we can confirm that there is no connection between the above entity and the genuine entity that occupies Tower Street Centre, Tower Street, Ramsey, Isle of Man.

All other comments previously made by the Commission in the above Public Notice remain valid.

Original FSC Reference: CD/23/2008 – 26 September 2008
Updated FSC Reference: CD/04/2009 – 6 March 2009