Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm – A Plus Financial Services Limited (CLONE)

15 February 2024 Warning Notice


Warning: Unauthorised Retail Credit Firm
Unauthorised Firm Name A Plus Financial Services Limited (CLONE)
Website www.aplusfinancialserviceslimited.com
Email address(es) used [email protected]
Phone number(s) used ·         Website contact number: +353 1 254 8065
Authorisation in Ireland This firm is not authorised to provide retail credit services or any other financial services in Ireland.
Additional information This scam is an example of an ‘advanced fee fraud’, where a payment is sought upfront prior to providing a loan. The loans are never provided.
The firm cloned the details (name, authorisation number, CRO number and elements of the address) of a Central Bank authorised firm and has been seeking to pass itself off as the legitimate firm, A Plus Financial Services Limited, in order to deceive consumers. It should be noted there is no connection whatsoever between the Central Bank authorised firm and the fraudulent entity.



  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 www.centralbank.ie/financialscams
  3. The name of the above firm is published under section 53 of the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013