Bogus website – http://abacusfinancialservicesltd.com - F.S.C Public Warnings
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
Bogus website – http://abacusfinancialservicesltd.com
The Financial Supervision Commission has become aware of the above website which falsely purports to represent the entity, Abacus Financial Services Limited in the Isle of Man.
There is a genuine entity by the name of Abacus Financial Services Limited which is licensed by the Commission. However, the Commission can confirm that the above mentioned website is in no way connected or associated with the genuine Abacus Financial Services Limited and is not a website operated by any part of the Abacus Group.
A list of all institutions licensed by the Commission is available on our website at www.fsc.gov.im.
The address contact details on the bogus website are that of the genuine Abacus Financial Services Limited, however, the contact e-mail addresses and telephone numbers listed are NOT associated with the genuine entity.
Under the circumstances, the Commission would strongly urge persons considering dealing with this potentially fraudulent website to exercise the greatest possible caution before proceeding, bearing in mind the contents of this public notice.
The Commission feels that any person accessing this fraudulent website may potentially become the victim of an Advanced Fee Fraud – see explanatory notice issued by the Commission at:
It may be an attempt at gaining personal data from the recipient in order to steal their identity – see explanatory notice issued by the Commission at:
Also see information issued by the Isle of Man Office of the Data Protection Supervisor at:
Any persons who have paid funds in connection to the above website should consider contacting 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 689311 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any persons who may have any concerns as to whether or not they are dealing with the genuine Abacus Financial Services Limited may wish to satisfy themselves by contacting the genuine Abacus Financial Services Limited through the details on their genuine website which can be found at: www.abacusiom.com/
FSC Reference: NR/11/2012
15th June 2012
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