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Watchdog Lifts Lid On Hush-Hush Scam Investigators

Britain’s leading financial watchdog has lifted the lid on how pension scams are investigated - and revealed 20 scammers are under scrutiny for suspected...

How To Spot An Investment Scam

If you are scouring the markets for investments that maximise returns, you need to know how to spot dodgy companies and advisers . In the...

Pension Scammers Rip-Off Victims By £32,000 Each

Average savers lose £32,000 each to pension scammers and millions of retirement savers over 55 years old fall victim to the fraudsters, according to...

Spectacularly unsuccessful fraudster jailed for two years

Fraudster Manraj Virdee was sentenced to two years in jail for running a ‘spectacularly unsuccessful’ investment scheme that netted £600,000 mainly from friends and...

Investment Scams Cost Victims £29,000 Each

It’s the tax year end and fraudsters are lying in wait to trick unwary investors out of their cash, a financial consumer watchdog is warning. The...

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...

Investors Lost £9m In Truffle Pension Liberation Scam

An elaborate scam to persuade wealthy investors to stake their cash against growing truffles cheated more than 100 people out of £9 million. The investors...

Pension Cold-Calling Ban Is A Little Closer

The ban on pensions cold calling to crack down on scammers is slowly moving forward. The government has published draft regulations aimed at stopping fraudsters...

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...

Financial Rescues Cost Lifeboat Service £150,000 A Day

The true cost of rogue pension advice has been revealed in data released by a consumer champion. Savers have lost millions of pounds to rip-off...

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...

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...

Pension Cold-Callers Wound Up In £4.8m Insolvency Probe

A pension firm offering retirement savers a guaranteed return on investment from a dubious storage pod scheme was wound up in the public interest...

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...

Cold-Callers Try To Tap Up UK’s Pension Watchdog Boss

One of Britain’s chief financial consumer watchdogs has been cold-called by claims management lawyers trying to convince her to complain about a possible mis-sold...

Revealed – Where Crooks Are Most Likely To Scam Savers

Where you live can affect how many scammers are after your hard-earned cash, according to a new report. Consumer watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)...

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...

Pensions Freedoms: Where Are We in the Battle to Protect Investors?

There have always been fraudsters and thieves, but Pensions Freedoms, which came into force April 2015, may have made it easier for scammers to...