Blackthorn Financial Services (Clone) - Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm

26 March 2024 Warning Notice


Warning: Unauthorised Retail Credit Firm
Unauthorised Firm Name Blackthorn Financial Services (Clone)
Email address(es) used •             [email protected]
•             [email protected] 
Phone number(s) used •             +353 1 254 8065
•             +353 89 265 9784 (WhatsApp)
Authorisation in Ireland This firm is not authorised to provide retail credit services or any other financial services in Ireland.
Additional information The firm cloned the details of a Central Bank authorised firm and has been seeking to pass itself off as the legitimate firm, Blackthorn Financial Services Limited T/A One Finance, in order to deceive consumers. It should be noted that there is no connection whatsoever between the Central Bank authorised firm and the fraudulent firm.



  1. Any person wishing to contact the Central Bank with information regarding such firms / persons may telephone (01) 224 5800.
  2. For more information on how to protect yourself from financial scams, please visit
  3. The name of the above firm is published under section 53 of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013