Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm - Peoples Borderless Bank

12 November 2021 Press Release

Warning

It has come to the attention of the Central Bank of Ireland (‘Central Bank’) that Peoples Borderless Bank (location unidentified) – https://peoplesborderlessbank.com (no longer in operation) - has been operating as a banker in the State in the absence of an appropriate licence or authorisation.

A list of unauthorised firms published to date is available on the Central Bank website.

It is a criminal offence for an unauthorised firm/person to provide financial services in Ireland that require an authorisation under the relevant legislation that the Central Bank is the responsible body for enforcing. Consumers should be aware that if they deal with a firm/person that is not authorised, they are not eligible for compensation from the Investor Compensation Scheme.

Any person wishing to contact the Central Bank with information regarding such firms/persons may telephone (01) 224 4000. This line is also available to the public to check if a firm is authorised.

Notes to Editors

The name of the above firm is published under the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013.