Mefco Oil / Petroleum Brasileiro Isle of Man Limited
This notice is issued by the Financial Supervision Commission (“the Commission”) in accordance with the powers conferred upon it under Section 30 of the Financial Services Act 2008.
Petroleum Brasileiro Isle of Man Limited
The Commission has recently become aware of correspondence received by members of the public purporting to have been sent by an entity, Mefco Oil.
An address given for this entity is “Mefco Oil Drive, Douglas, Isle of Man”. The Commission can confirm that this address does not exist here in the Isle of Man.
The correspondence sent to members of the public is in regard to a purported job offer from Mefco Oil.
Within the above website there is also mention of a company called Petroleum Brasileiro Isle of Man Limited.
The Commission wishes to draw attention to the following observations:
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 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.
Under the circumstances the Commission would encourage people receiving correspondence matching the above description to refrain from responding to it 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/06/2010