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Investment Scams

With much of our lives now being conducted online and through Social Media the scope for fraudsters and scammers to target us is an ever-increasing threat. Often, scammers will contact you out of the blue. This can be through, phone call, email, text or social media. They will also pressure [...]

2019-11-06T15:11:29+00:00November 6th, 2019|Articles|

The changing face of payments

Our relationship with paying for things has changed significantly in a relatively short period of time. Here in the UK the Bank of England was established in 1694 and just 23 years later the first form of cheques were introduced. It wasn’t until 1965 that the first cheque guarantee card [...]

2019-09-10T09:38:32+00:00September 10th, 2019|Articles|

Too good to be true – it probably is!

The growth of cyber-crime is something we are all aware of and have either been affected personally or at least know somebody who has fallen foul to the scammers. But scams can take a more traditional route as well. Recently the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pension Regulator (TPR) [...]

2019-05-31T10:19:56+00:00December 10th, 2018|Articles|