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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...

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...

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...