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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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Right Capital Partners Limited

Published: Yesterday

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Loaningo (clone of FCA authorised firm)

Published: Yesterday

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Peyton Private Bank

Published: 16/01/2017

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Belmont Group/Belmont Wealth Advisory

Published: 13/01/2017

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Hear Richard's story

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

Experienced investors are often targeted.

This is Richard's story.