Investment fraud reports surge to more than 8,000 so far this year

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"These figures clearly demonstrate that scams remain a clear and present danger to savers," - Margaret Snowdon
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"These figures clearly demonstrate that scams remain a clear and present danger to savers," - Margaret Snowdon

More than 8,000 investment fraud reports have been made so far this year, more than double the amount in the same period last year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

The data, supplied to AJ Bell by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, revealed this year looks set to hit record highs of fraud reports, including pension scams, despite the cold-calling ban, which...

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