Simon Goldthorpe: Three ways the advice industry can fight investment scams

More sophisticated methods

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Investment scams are certainly not a new phenomenon, writes Simon Goldthorpe, but they have never been more prominent or sophisticated than in recent times. Here he looks at three ways advisers can tackle fraudsters and their tactics…

Investment scams are certainly not a new phenomenon, writes Simon Goldthorpe, but they have never been more prominent or sophisticated than in recent times. Here he looks at three ways advisers can tackle fraudsters and their tactics… Gone are the days when cold calls would be the primary go-to for fraudsters. Social media, financial influencers and the growing popularity of unregulated investments such as crypto have all opened up new avenues for attack. Take MoneySavingExpert's Martin Lewis, who's now routinely forced to warn his followers against websites using his name and image t...

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