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Pension Ban Rings In Changes For Fraudsters

The ban on pension cold calling has finally come in to effect. Making unsolicited calls to consumers about pensions are illegal from January 9. Companies breaking...

Fraudsters Snatch £500m From Scams In Just Six Months

Fraudsters netted £503 million and diverted the cash to organised crime in the first six months of the year, according to new data. Trade body...

Banker Admits Fraud In First FATCA Prosecution

US federal authorities are celebrating the first successful prosecution under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Adrian Baron, former chief executive and chief business...

Watch Out For Scammers Who Want To Loot Your Pension

Fraudsters looting lifetime savings from pensions with scams grab an average £91,000 from each victim. Now, financial regulators and the police have launched a campaign...

Is Dubai Europe’s New Costa Del Crime?

Dubai has become the destination of choice for a new breed of tax fraudsters fleeing Europe to spend their ill-gotten gains. Crooks who have fleeced...

Wealth Manager Conned Clients Out Of £15 Million

Wealth manager Freddy David was considered great at his job - until his friends and clients found out he was managing his own wealth...

Binary Options Firm Blamed Hackers For Lost Cash

A dodgy financial company that claimed to trade in binary options blamed hackers when money disappeared from customer accounts. But insolvency investigators discovered Eclipse Finance...

Technical Issues Delay Pension Cold Calling Ban

Ministers seem to be making a meal of the long-awaited ban on cold-calling retirement savers about their pensions. After announcing a day on introducing the...

Pension Cold Calling Ban Is Delayed Yet Again

The long awaited and much overdue ban on pension scammers cold calling savers has been put on the back burner by ministers. Although the Department...

Police Move In On £13m Suspected Pension Liberation Scam

Financial enforcers have suspended a trustee in an alleged £13.4 million pension liberation scam. Trustee Gordon Craig is suspected as the mastermind behind the scam...

High Court Ends £21m Pension Liberation Scam

A massive £21 million pension liberation scam has finally ended with six pensions companies forced to shut by the courts. Fast Pensions and five associated...

Why You Should Delete Texts And Emails From The Tax Man

Next time you receive an email or text message from the tax man, just delete it because it’s a scam. Thousands of taxpayers have messages...

Scammers target 1 In 10 Retirement Savers

One in 10 over 55s believe a scammer has targeted them to steal their retirement cash. The most common tactic is an offer to unlock...

Pension Fraudster Conned 800 Savers Out Of £450,000

Fraudster Simon Colfer thought he had got away with most of his crimes until police searched his home and found a hidden hoard of...

Jail For £1m Pension Liberation Scammers

A pair of bogus pension advisers who plundered £1 million from the retirement savings of clients with an elaborate scam have been jailed. Anthony Locke,...

Runaway IFA Convicted Of Trading Without A Licence

A rogue IFA is on the run after a Dubai court convicted him of running a financial services business without a licence. Neil Grant is...

‘Devious’ £1.4 Million Boiler Room Scammer Jailed

£1.4 million boiler room scheme mastermind Samrat Bhandari has been jailed for 42 months by a crown court judge. Branded as ‘self-centred and devious’ Bhandari...

Are You Smart Enough To Spot A Scam?

If you think you know what you are doing when making financial decisions, new research suggests you should think again. Most people believe they are...

Dodgy Investment Advice Costs Finance Industry £125m A Year

Bad advice about dodgy investments is costing the financial services industry tens of millions a year. The chief of Britain’s compensation service that pays out...

Tell-tale Signs Of A Pension Scammer Revealed

Pension watchdogs have released an online tool that helps retirement savers spot if a scammer is after their cash. The checklist reveals the five most...