Investment scams - Financial Conduct Authority

Investment scams

Published: 25/03/2015     Last Modified: 16/06/2016
Investment scams can look and sound believable, with smooth-talking salespeople, slick websites or sophisticated brochures and prospectuses. This can make it hard to tell them apart from genuine investment opportunities. But there are ways to spot and avoid scams.

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