Fraud & scams

Details of the latest scams in the financial services sector.

Stay safe from scammers

If you've dealt with a financial firm that's failed, then you’re at risk from scammers. But it’s easy to stay scam smart, spot fraudsters and keep safe online when claiming with FSCS.

03 June 2020

Top 5 financial scams in the UK

Financial scams can come in all forms. Protect your money by learning more about the top 5 financial and bank scams in the UK.

06 September 2019

Beaufort clients warned of potential scam

Beaufort clients are being approached by people claiming to be representatives of PwC or The Share Centre Ltd. Beaufort clients should ignore any such requests.

08 February 2019

FSCS warns consumers of potential scam

We want to make consumers aware of phishing emails claiming to be from FSCS that ask people to register a claim to receive large amounts of monies owed.

04 February 2019

Protect yourself from pension scams

Find out how pension scams work, how to avoid them and what to do if you suspect a scam.

20 August 2018