Many Brits are losing thousands of pounds each to forex scammers, lured by the promise of huge returns. Samuel Leach, director of Samuel & Co. Trading, explains five easy ways to tell if that offer you’ve received is legitimate or a con. Read more.
A jewellery salesman who claimed to have sold watches to Premier League footballers has been jailed for conning an estate agent out of £40,000 and spending the cash on a luxury family holiday. Read more.
Anyone can fall prey to a fraudster – so learning more about the tricks scammers use is a key line of defence. Read more.
A Romford man who ran a carbon credits investment scam has been banned from directing any companies in the UK for the maximum 15 years. Read more.
Bogus cryptocurrency investments, counterfeit goods, fake Euro 2020 tickets and modelling scams have all been flagged as threats by the National Trading Standards – Read more.
The provision of business funding reliefs has been recognised by UK governments in recent years as a valuable means of incentivising investment into technology companies, writes Tim Shaw, associate partner with Ensors Chartered Accountants. Read more.
Two brothers from Norfolk, who defrauded more than 200 victims out of almost £17 million, have been sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison. Read more.
The scheme has been dubbed by some as a “pyramid scheme” – also known as ‘investment circles’ or ‘investment boards’. Read more.