These scammers have cloned a legitimate company to gain trust from unsuspecting Investors. If you have been contacted by them we want to hear from. Read more.
Police are only investigating one in 100 cybercrime fraud cases, an investigation has revealed.
The number of online fraud cases has rocketed in recent years – leaving officers reliant on a computer programme to decide if cases ‘are worth’ following up, it was reported last night.
In the past year there have been 3.2million frauds, but these have resulted in fewer than 9,000 convictions. Read more.
A fraudster behind a £1m vintage wine scam has been jailed for five years. Jonathon Braybrook, from Wandsworth, was the director of sham online broker Le Bordeaux Wines Limited. Read more.
Detectives have visited hundreds of convicted fraudsters in prison to find out how they carried out their crimes, City of London Police has said. Read more.
A sham gold trader who created a fake investment company and duped the elderly and vulnerable out of thousands of pounds has been jailed for two years. Read more.
As a wine investor it worries me that some “investment wine” companies may not be all that they seem. Where can I turn to for advice? Read more.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has determined that financial advisers are liable for investors’ losses in £60m property investment scheme Arck and has begun inviting claims. Read more.
The financial regulator has launched a new register that allows people to check up on a financial company before parting with their cash. Read more.
People over the age of 55 are being harassed with cold calls and emails offering fraudulent pension opportunities, warns Ipswich Citizens Advice. Read more.
director of Capital Bordeaux Investments Limited, has been banned from acting as a UK director for 11 years after running a wine investment scam. Read more.