HEARTBROKEN pensioners are being driven to suicide by a sickening investment scam aimed at ‘raping them’ of their life savings. Read more.
Thousands of Britons – including many pensioners – have lost millions of pounds in a secret fraud known as binary options investments. Read more.
Thousands of British people including the elderly have been scammed by fraudsters promising big returns from so-called binary options investments. Read more.
Thousands of British people have lost millions of pounds to an international scheme that is sold as an investment opportunity but in reality is a gamble or straight-up scam. While other countries have banned this business, a regulatory loophole has left UK victims completely unprotected – despite police saying it is now the biggest fraud in Britain. Read more.
A world-renowned conservation professor is accused of taking part in a £60million tax dodge that tempted wealthy investors to pay into schemes tackling climate change and the spread of HIV. Read more.
A Wanstead businessman, who claimed to trade in fine wines but instead conned investors to fund a lavish lifestyle, has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison for a £350,000 fraud. Read more.
A former company director has been given the maximum disqualification of 15 years for causing investor losses of at least £13.3m through both selling interests in land and a money circulation scheme. Read more.
A company director has been disqualified by the High Court for conning investors out of at least £13.3m through a number of scams which claimed to invest in renewable energy. Read more.
We are all guilty of looking at our pension statement with disappointment, making a promise to ourselves to do something about it, and then not doing anything. Have concerns? Read more.
Both the government and the regulator have been criticised for not offering enough protection to older people from scammers, particularly when it comes to their pensions. Read more.