Wyelands Bank Plc will never send a private individual unsolicited correspondence, asking a private individual to make payments or provide personal details.
We are aware that scams are being operated by fraudsters pretending to represent Wyelands Bank (formerly FIBI Bank (UK) plc/Tungsten Bank) or customers of the bank. The fraudster target typically receives communications requesting the payment of fees for one or more services and the techniques may include:
Attempting to forge bank email addresses and stationery, and using the names of present and former employees of the bank; or
Describing a transaction or service and fees are requested to be paid to facilitate the transfer or service. Examples of this type of Advance Fee Fraud are:
“The beneficiary of an account at the bank wants to transfer an account or funds to the target and administration fees are required to be paid before release of the funds”; or
The target is “offered account facilities or savings accounts and fees are required to be paid to the bank in order to facilitate the opening of the account.”
If you are not an existing customer of Wyelands Bank, you should ignore any unsolicited correspondence from any party purporting to represent Tungsten Bank, FIBI Bank (UK) or a customer of any of these banks.
If you have received any correspondence from any party purporting to represent Tungsten Bank or FIBI Bank (UK) or a customer of either bank and in particular if you have been told that funds in an account are to be transferred to you: