Montgomery Roth International

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 website which purports to represent an entity calling itself Montgomery Roth International, falsely claiming to have a business address in the Isle of Man.

The purported entity Montgomery Roth International claims to offer a full range of online corporate, trust and banking services.

Within the website, claims are made that Montgomery Roth International is the registered trading name of a group of companies that includes Montgomery Roth International (Isle of Man) Limited and that it is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission.

The Commission wishes to draw attention to the following observations:

There is no company incorporated in the Isle of Man by the name of Montgomery Roth International (Isle of Man) Limited.

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.

A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available. Montgomery Roth International is not licensed by the Commission in any form.

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 Fraud Unit without delay.

FSC Reference: NDR/16/2012