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1 in 12 Chance Of Falling Victim To A Pension Scammer

If you are a retirement saver switching pension funds, you have a 1 in 12 chance of falling victim to a scam. Although the odds...

£1m Pension Scammer Jailed For Six Years

A pension scammer who lured clients into handing over their retirement savings with promises of huge returns has been jailed for six years. Darren Say,...

Scammers Have Tried To Trick 5m Into Parting With Cash

Scammers have tried to trick 5 million older people to part with their money – but few have reported the crime, says new research. With...

Pension Scammers ‘Groom’ Victims To Hand Over Savings

Pension scammers have come up with a new way to snare retirement savers by giving them a script with what to say to avoid...

Fewer Pension Scams, But Victims Lose More Money

The good news is fewer retirement savers are losing money to pension scammers – but the amount stolen is increasing. Figures from the City of...

Fraud Cops Probe £120m Suspected Storage Pod Pension Scam

Detectives in Britain and Spain are probing an alleged £120 million fraud mainly targeting expat pension cash. Thousands of British and expat investors have complained...

Pension Scams Reach £8m Record High

Pension savers are underestimating how many scammers are trying to get their hands on their retirement cash. Millions of pounds are stolen and fraudsters have...

Watch Out For Pension Liberation Scams, Says Watchdog

Financial watchdogs are warning retirement savers to watch out for scammers after banning pension trustees considered unfit to look after millions of pounds of...

Online Tool To Identify Pension Scams

Pension watchdogs have kicked off a new campaign to help retirement savers spot scammers after their cash. Figures from the City of London Police revealed...

UK Consumers Report 32 Financial Scams Every Day

One in eight calls to financial watchdogs are concerns about pension and investment scams, the latest official figures reveal. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is...

Tax Cheat Crackdown Raises £5 Billion For Treasury

High profile tax fraud prosecutions helped reduce the tax gap by £5 billion last year. Film producers, accountants, financial advisors and investment bankers were jailed...

Runaway Tax Fraudster Starts Six Years In Jail

A runaway fraudster who scammed more than £1 million by posing as a bogus tax agent has been brought to justice and returned to...

Pension Scammers Step Up Cold Call Campaigns

Pension fraudsters are stepping up their efforts to persuade retirement savers to hand over their life savings, according to one of Britain’s largest pension...

Expat Pension Scammers Blamed For Not Reporting Deaths

Expat families and loved ones continuing to claim someone’s pension once they have died is one of the biggest scams facing pension providers. Financial firms...

Scammers Are Getting Smarter, Warns Financial Watchdog

Scammers are upping their game to ensnare cash from retirement savers transferring pensions with increasingly sophisticated investment ploys. Consumer watchdogs have warned pension providers and...

Property Dealer Convicted Of £5m Cyprus Scam

A fraudster duped investors out of more than £5 million after promising them sky-high returns on Cyprus property deals that failed to materialise. Sascha Morris,...

Diamond Dealer Conned Investors Out Of £1.5 Million

A diamond dealer raised £1.5 million from a scam that tricked investors into believing he was selling precious gems that would rocket in price. Joseph...

City Watchdog Barks Warning Over Investment Scams

Fraudsters are increasingly targeting the over 55s with investment scams, according to a consumer watchdog. A survey by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) suggests that...

Pension Scammers Make 250 Million Cold Calls A Year

Pension scammers make eight calls every second to try and trick retirement savers into transferring around £100 million a year into bogus schemes. The scale...

Rising Cost Of Pension Fraud Worries Police

Fraudsters have grabbed at least £13.3 million of retirement savings since pension freedoms were introduced in April 2015, say police. Police also warn the real...