It turns out it isn’t just the elderly and vulnerable who fall victim to online scams: it happens to billionaires as well. Read more.
A husband and wife team have been discovered to be scamming investors out of £8m through fake hotel development projects. Read more.
A Scottish shell firm is the heart of an investigation in to an alleged global “pyramid scam”, The Herald can reveal. Read more.
The cold calling ban gives the pension, investment and advice industry a huge opportunity to put the scammers out of business by denying them a market says Red Circle Financial Planning director Darren Cooke. Read more.
Invesco Perpetual has issued a stark warning online after discovering its clients are being targeted by ‘sophisticated’ fraudsters in telephone calls and emails. Read more.
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BITCOIN’S price surge has attracted more investors to plough cash into cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOS), but the financial regulator is now highlighting the fraud and scam risks to investors. Read more.
A crackdown on pension scams has been outlined by the Government, as figures show fraudsters tricked savers out of nearly £5 million collectively in the first five months of 2017. Read more
Sipp firm Carey Pensions has defended settlement payments it made to investors after the BBC reported claims it was encouraging clients to abandon Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) complaints relating to an unregulated investment scheme. Read more.
Cyber-thieves are believed to have stolen about $500,000 (£390,000) in the Ethereum crypto-currency, with an investment scam. Read more.