Bogus website purporting to be Zurich Bank International Limited - F.S.C

 

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.

[email protected]

www.zurich-bnk.com

Reginald Hastings

The Financial Supervision Commission has become aware of the above website which purports to represent the company Zurich Bank International Limited.

Zurich Bank International Limited is a genuine company incorporated within the jurisdiction of the Isle of Man.

The above mentioned website and email address are not linked in any way to the genuine Zurich Bank International Limited. Details of the genuine Zurich Bank International Limited can be found at their website at:

http://www.zurich.com/zurichbankinternational/home/home.htm

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.

To authenticate details used in potential fraudulent activity, falsified documents purporting to originate from the Financial Services Authority (‘FSA’) in the United Kingdom have been distributed. This documentation which bears the signatures of James Roosevelt as Financial Service Auditor and Anne Henshaw as Commissioner is in no way linked to the genuine FSA.

Under the circumstances, the Commission would strongly urge persons considering dealing with these 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 689311 or by e-mail to [email protected].

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

FSC Reference: NDR/01/2011