In the month after pension freedom was introduced in April 2015, the City of London Police revealed pension scam losses had more than trebled to £4.5m from £1.4m. With everyone aged 55 and over now able to take their full pension as cash, there were always going to be some people who saw this as an opportunity to scam. Read more.
Villian John ‘Goldfinger’ Palmer’s will block in bid to claw back millions allegedly stolen in Spain. Read more.
A man who made £1 million swindling investors has been sentenced to seven and a half years in jail in his absence after going on the run. Michael Phelan, from Stourbridge, persuaded investors to buy rights to distribute a series of four books, including one called The Strangest Pubs in Britain. Read more.
Yesterday, the industry committee of the European Parliament
voted 45 to 13 in favour of a compromise for reforming the EU’s carbon market. Read more.
The European Parliament’s industry committee voted on Thursday to back a compromise for reforming the European Union’s carbon market, favoring a Commission proposal on the speed for removing permits from the market. Read more.
Shocking moment heartless fraudsters film themselves conning an elderly man out of £82,500 in a boiler room scam. Read more.
Police have smashed a suspected investment fraud scam being run from a tiny office in the shadow of the Bank of England in the City. Read more.
This reader was scammed over the phone by someone posing as a reputable broker. Read more.
Binary options are a scandal and Metro Options Limited is a scam. The company advertises that ‘Metro Options can boast some of the highest calibre of traders, analysts, risk management and technical support within the binary options sector’. Read more.
HEARTBROKEN pensioners are being driven to suicide by a sickening investment scam aimed at ‘raping them’ of their life savings. Read more.