City Credit Online - 27 May 2005
Public Statement - City Credit Online
This statement is made in order to warn investors and others against dealing with unauthorised financial services providers.
(Collectively “City Credit Online”)
www.cityconline.com (the “website”)
City Credit Online have not received authorisation to conduct investment or deposit-taking business within the meaning of the laws stated below.
The Jersey Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”) has issued this public statement under Article 22 of the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998, as amended (the “Financial Services Law”) and Article 45B of the Banking Business (Jersey) Law 1991, as amended (the “Banking Business Law”).
The Commission wishes it to be known that:
1. City Credit Online has never been registered, or applied for registration, under the Financial Services Law. Therefore any financial service business, as defined in Article 2 of the Financial Services Law and carried out since 1 July 1999, is a breach of Article 6 of the Financial Services Law.
2. City Credit Online has never been registered, or applied for registration, under the Banking Business Law. Therefore any deposit-taking business, as defined in Article 3 of the Banking Business Law and carried out since 1 October 1991, is a breach of Article 7 of the Banking Business Law.
3. City Credit Online are not connected in any way to the genuine authorised banking, investment and trust company businesses in Jersey of the Citibank Group.
4. All other regulated businesses are listed on the Commission’s website at www.jerseyfsc.org
Any person who has had dealings with City Credit Online is requested to contact the Commission.
27 May 2005