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

Experienced investors are often targeted.

This is Derek's story.

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Investment scams are difficult to spot.

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Recently added to the warning list

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Kojima Ventures

Published: 02/12/2016

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Miyake Gould Mergers and Acquisitions

Published: 02/12/2016

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Rhodium Forex / WR Trade

Published: 30/11/2016

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Templegate Investment Ltd

Published: 30/11/2016

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Algo Capitals (clone of FCA authorised firm)

Published: 30/11/2016

Top stories

Beware free pension reviews

Published: 08/11/2016

Find out why you should be wary if you are offered a free pension review out of the blue. 

Have you been contacted about an investment scam?

Published: 19/10/2016

How to report a suspected investment scam and advice on how to avoid further scams.  

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.