Bells Global PLC / Dr Alfred Goodman

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.

The Commission has recently become aware of the above mentioned entity which falsely claims to have an address at 35 Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man.

The purported entity Bells Global Plc claims to offer risk management and associated services through the website www.bellsglobal.com. Correspondence originating from this entity is signed off by a Dr Alfred Goodman as a Director of the company.

The Commission wishes to draw attention to the following observations:

There is no company incorporated in the Isle of Man by the name of Bells Global Plc.

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 address used by the purported entity Bells Global Plc on their website, namely 35 Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man is that of a private business. Bells Global Plc is not known to this genuine business.

A search of all genuine companies incorporated in the Isle of Man is available.

A search of all entities licensed by the Commission is available.

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

Under the circumstances, the Commission feels that any person accessing this fraudulent website may potentially become the victim of an Advanced Fee Fraud.

OR

It may be an attempt at gaining personal data from the recipient in order to steal their identity.

Also see information issued by the Isle of Man Office of the Data Protection Supervisor.

Any persons who are already involved in any dealings with the above entity and have concerns should contact the Enforcement Division on +44 1624 689311 or by e-mail to [email protected] for advice.

Any persons who have paid funds to the above entities should consider contacting their local Police without delay.

FSC Reference: NDR/20/2012