Spike during first lockdown
Sentenced to two years in prison
Former IFA charged
'Catastrophic for unwitting investors'
Norwich court hearing
Investors lost £3m
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 Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) has updated its voluntary code of practice to reflect regulatory and legislative changes that have affected the industry over the last year.
Money-laundering and bribery claims
Average £91,000 lost to scams
Follows an FCA criminal law suit
Follows Hughes v Royal London case
Be prepared to invest in the right resources
'Alarm bells should have started ringing', FOS said
Charged in April, court proceedings have started
The chairman is a bit too impressed with a scam website
Other affected investors urged to come forward
A man pretending to be from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is cold calling people in an attempt to defraud them, the regulator has warned.
A former independent financial adviser who set up a "no-risk gambling" Ponzi scheme has pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud.
A financial adviser has been handed a two year suspended jail sentence after admitting he stole £35,000 from an elderly couple.
Two fraudulent investment companies that raised more than £850,000 from the public for near worthless carbon credits have been ordered into liquidation by the High Court.
A former mortgage adviser jailed for a £478k fraud - which included conning members of his own family - has lost an appeal against his prison sentence.
A former appointed representative of the Sense Network is being investigated by police for allegedly running an unauthorised deposit taking scheme, Police Scotland has confirmed.