New financial year – Investment scams on the increase! Do you know what to look out for?
We have seen an increase in scams focused around investments and financial products. Read on to see the Financial Conduct Authority’s steps to avoid turning into a victim.
10 steps to help avoid scams and unauthorised firms – FCA Guide
Step 1: Reject cold calls
Step 2: Stop sending money
Step 3: Check if a firm is authorised or registered
Step 4: Search our list of unauthorised firms
Step 5: Beware of cloned firms
Step 6: Make additional checks
Step 7: See warnings from abroad
Step 8: Report an unauthorised firm
Step 9: Beware of further scams
Step 10: Beware of fake liquidators