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£1.2 billion is lost to investment scams in the UK every year.

Experienced investors are often targeted.

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Results from our latest poll

We’ve conducted a YouGov poll of 2,300 people to investigate the worrying rise of retirees falling victim to investment fraud.

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Costello & Rubin LLP

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Unemployed Loans

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Bit Management Ltd

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Top stories

Beware the investment cold call

Published: 16/06/2016

Investment scammers will use any tactic to take your hard-earned money. 

Hear Richard's story

Published: 26/05/2016

£1.2 billion is lost to investment scams in the UK every year.

Experienced investors are often targeted.

This is Richard's story.

Results from our latest poll

Published: 25/05/2016

We’ve conducted a YouGov poll of 2,300 people to investigate the worrying rise of retirees falling victim to investment fraud.

ScamSmart: press release video

Published: 25/05/2016

FCA urges caution as study reveals increasing risk of retirees being scammed via investment fraud.

Over 55s at heightened risk of fraud, says FCA

Published: 25/05/2016

FCA urges caution as study reveals increasing risk of retirees being scammed via investment fraud