MFSA Warnings


MAY 17, 2011
The Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) wishes to alert the public that GBS Bank Malta Limited, as depicted on the Website http://www.gbsmt.eu/, is not authorised by the MFSA to provide any type of financial service. The MFSA would like to remind investors and consumers of financial ...
MAY 10, 2011
The Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) wishes to warn the public in general that GREEN PLANTS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Ltd, as depicted on the Website http://gplants.org/, is misleading the public when it states that the company GREEN PLANTS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Ltd is regulated by the MF ...
MARCH 11, 2011
The Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”) warns the public that the Internet website http://www.firstinvestbank.com under the name of a Company allegedly registered in Belize, and using one of the following names, FirstInvestBank Ltd or 1st InvestBank or First Invest Bank Ltd, is not autho ...
OCTOBER 30, 2009
Consumers who have been approached by foreign contacts with an offer to work from home, should be forewarned. They might be victims of scams which have been doing the rounds in many other countries before hitting Malta during these past few weeks. These scams are disguised behind numerous pretences, ...
SEPTEMBER 19, 2008
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has received a number of reports from the general public about unsolicited telephone calls, SMSes or correspondence (by e-mail and post) concerning bogus investment opportunities, and prize/lottery winnings. These calls/correspondence are typically deriv ...
NOVEMBER 17, 2007
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) notes with concern media reports on the launch of “offers” by licensed financial institutions, aimed at enticing new and existing customers with free gifts and participation in a prize lottery. In the past, the Authority has addressed its concerns ...
FEBRUARY 01, 2007
The MFSA has been made aware that a number of internet domains have recently been created purporting to belong to particular financial entities in Malta. A domain name is simply an internet address, used to help people get to a website. For example, the MFSA’s domain name is www.mfsa.mt. Althou ...
JULY 21, 2006
The MFSA would like to inform the public about what appears to be a new type of cross-border scam which is generally (but not exclusively) targeted at traders who might use the internet to promote and sell their products and services online. The scam is usually referred to as Cheque Overpayment S ...
JUNE 27, 2006
The Malta Financial Services Authority (‘MFSA’) refers to its recent notice to the public regarding The Malta International Art Fund Ltd. The MFSA would like to warn the public that The Malta International Art Fund Ltd is not a company registered in Malta and is not regulated under Maltese f ...
JANUARY 25, 2006
In these last few days, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has received a number of reports from the general public regarding what appears to be a new wave of spam letters and emails which are being mailed directly to individuals living within households. These letters and emails seem to ...