A Conman Stole My Parent’s Home!!

Monday 24th September 2018

A Conman Stole My Parent’s Home!!

Imagine your loved ones were scammed out of everything they had worked their whole lives for
That’s exactly what happened to one family whose elderly parents were conned by someone they trusted. Syed Bukhari pretended to be ‘Gerry’ from the bank […]

The Information Commissioners Office Fines Equifax

Friday 21st September 2018

The Information Commissioners Office Fines Equifax

Equifax, the credit rating agency, has been fined £500,000 by the ICO, after a data breach left the personal information of 15 million Britons exposed.
Equifax is one of the big three credit rating agencies. They keep information on all of […]

Pension Scam Victims Win Case Against Mis-sold SIPP

Thursday 20th September 2018

Pension Scam Victims Win Case Against Mis-sold SIPP

The Financial Ombudsman Service has upheld a complaint bought by five individuals who lost nearly £100,000 after transferring their savings following a free pension review.
The decision made by FOS could offer hope to thousands of other victims, who have lost […]

Victims Of Pension Fraud Lost An Average Of £91,000

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Victims Of Pension Fraud Lost An Average Of £91,000

The Financial Conduct Authority and The Pensions Regulator have issued a statement, to warn the public to be vigilant when receiving cold-calls, regarding pension investments.
 
The warning comes after 253 victims contacted Action Fraud to report pension investment fraud. This resulted […]

Cold-Calling Conman Jailed For 13 Years.

Tuesday 18th September 2018

Cold-Calling Conman Jailed For 13 Years.

A man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison, after he was found guilty of conspiring to con dozens of investors out of millions of pounds. Michael Nascimento, ran a call centre where investors were offered shares in fraudulent […]

Conmen Caught And Jailed !

Monday 17th September 2018

Conmen Caught And Jailed !

Charity conman Jailed.
A lorry driver who pocketed money he raised for the young son of murdered soldier, Lee Rigby, has been jailed for two and a half years. The court heard haw Gary Gardner, raised about £24,000 but only £4,000 […]

Five Jailed For £2.8 Million Boiler Room Scam

Wednesday 12th September 2018

Five Jailed For £2.8 Million Boiler Room Scam

Five men have been jailed for a total of nearly 18 years, following a criminal prosecution by the Financial Conduct Authority. They have been found guilty of scamming more than 170 victims out of £2.8 million, in a complex boiler […]

Latest Headlines From The Timeshare Industry

Tuesday 11th September 2018

Latest Headlines From The Timeshare Industry

Hilton Grand Vacations Expand To The Caribbean.
Hilton Grand Vacations has announced that it is expanding its timeshare holdings to the Caribbean, and is planning a purchase of The Crane Resort in Saint Philip, Barbados. It is expected to sell for […]

Couple Lose £272,000 as holiday home dream collapses !

Monday 10th September 2018

Couple Lose £272,000 as holiday home dream collapses !

Police have been called in to investigate after a couple from Bristol lose a holiday home and £272,000 in life savings, after the collapse of a £10 million foreign exchange firm. Civil servants, Bryn and Trish Pailing were fortunate enough […]