Central Bank of Ireland Issues Warning on Unauthorised Firm – EBS (CLONE)

15 March 2024 Warning Notice


Warning: Unauthorised Investment Firm / Investment Business Firm / Credit Institution
Unauthorised Firm Name EBS (CLONE)
Website n/a
Email address(es) used [email protected]
Phone number(s) used +353 (0)1 270 7904
Authorisation in Ireland This firm is not authorised to provide investment services, banking 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, EBS DAC, in order to deceive consumers. It should be noted that there is no connection whatsoever between the Central Bank authorised firm and the scam entity.
The fraudulent entity reached out to consumers directly via phone and email seeking to sell fake investment products and fake deposit accounts including:
1.       6.625% 1 or 2 year fixed term bonds
2.       “EBS e-Saver” deposit accounts



  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