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Pension Tricksters Make 22 Years Of Savings Vanish In Hours

Scammers can make up to 22 years of retirement money vanish within hours if savers fall for their bluster. The average pension scam nets crooks...

Fraudsters Use Text Messages to Scam Thousands

Sending and receiving text messages has become part of daily life for most people, but some messages are from fraudsters trying to trick unwary...

Judge Put In The Picture Over £1m Art Scam

Two companies were wound up in court over a multimillion art scam after their latest brush with the law. Gem Tobin Ltd, based in Warrington,...

Last Call For £1.4 Million Scam Victims To Claim Compensation

Consumer watchdogs are calling for victims of a £1.4 million scam to come forward to claim compensation. The Financial Conduct Authority has clawed back £1.5...

Pension Scammers Trick Savers Out Of Millions

Three scammers who tricked more than 200 savers to switch £12 million of retirement cash to a pension liberation scam have been banned from...

Private Landlords Evict Fewer Tenants

The level of private landlord evictions is falling, according to new data from the Ministry of Justice. All four measures of landlord property repossession action...

TV Celebrity Falls For £1m Pension Scam

Offshore pension scams costing savers up to £4 billion a year are set to become the next big financial scandal, claims a former minister. A...

Pension Scams Risking Millions of Pounds

Millions of pounds are at risk from scams when funds are transferred between pensions, according to retirement experts. The number of warning signs of a...
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Millions Targeted With Phishing Emails From Tax Scammers

More than 2.5 million British taxpayers have reported that scammers posing as tax officials have tried to steal their cash and personal identities during...

Brazil Housing Scam Raised £21m From Investors

An offshore housing scheme offering  all their money back plus 20% interest in a year raised £21 million turned out a scam that misled...

Ramadan Scammers Flood UAE With Bogus Texts

Ramadan scammers posing as government officials have struck in the United Arab Emirates. Bogus SMS texts and phone calls claiming bank debit and credit cards...

Little Sympathy For Pension Scam Victims From Tax Judges

Retirement savers who opted to switch their money to  pension liberation scams are finding tax tribunals have little sympathy when they appeal penalties. In the...

Bogus Online Platforms Scam £27 Million From Investors

Police and financial watchdogs are warning investors to watch out for bogus online trading platforms offering high returns from staking cash against cryptocurrency and...

Lifetime Ban For Jailed £14.5m Ponzi Scammer

Disgraced financial adviser faces a lifetime ban from financial services as he serves a six year jail sentence for the part he played in...

Scammers Pose As Fraud Busters To Trick Pension Savers

Retirement savers need to tread carefully online as pension scammers posing as consumer-friendly businesses are offering anti-fraud advice on their web sites. Financial watchdog The...

MPs Ready To Take On Pension Scammers

Pension scammers are coming under fire from MPs who want to do more to stop fraudsters preying on vulnerable savers. The UK Work and Pensions...

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...