Scams are still on the rise, targeting anyone and everyone. Remember that they can take many forms and are designed to appear to be a legitimate investment opportunity.
Fraudsters are clever and know all the tricks to get you to hand over your savings.
We have some helpful articles in our news section on the website that talk about:
- The Pension Scams Industry Group (PSIG) – Code of Best Practice where trustees, providers and administrators have set guidelines to follow to help with the prevention of scams;
- A work and pensions committee inquiry where Guy Opperman, Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion discusses new regulations and how the HM Treasury are evaluating the Pensions Advice Allowance;
- Some top tips from the Financial Conduct Authority and The Pensions Regulator on how to protect yourself; and
- Some helpful ways you can help yourself to not become a victim of a scam.
Remember – if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is!