“The Bank.co” and related websites
MARCH 26, 2013

The Malta Financial Services Authority has become aware of on-line operations under names which include “The Bank”, “SaneFX Binary”, “New Rich Lazy Trader”, “FXPro2” and “Gold Trade Pro” which have an internet presence at ; www.thebank.co , http://sanefxbinary.com/, http://richlazytrader.com, http://fxpro2.com and www.goldtradepro.com. These interconnected websites purport to offer financial services of various types and claim to be operated out of Malta by John Campbell.

The MFSA wishes to alert the public, in Malta and abroad, that John Campbell and the mentioned operations are NOT licenced by the MFSA to provide any type of financial service. Accordingly, the MFSA warns the public against dealing with these entities.

The MFSA would like to remind consumers of financial services not to enter into any financial services transaction unless they have ascertained that the entity with whom the transaction is being made holds a licence to provide such services from the MFSA or another reputable financial services regulator.

A list of entities licensed by the MFSA is available from the Malta Financial Services Authority, and can be viewed on the MFSA website at www.mfsa.mt .