Fraud & scams

Details of the latest scams in the financial services sector.

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

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme warns consumers on scam email

FSCS is warning consumers to avoid emails addressed from Bonham Holdsworth or Jefford W. Rangham. FSCS is not connected with these two individuals in any way.

14 February 2018

FSCS warns consumers about scam website

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is warning consumers to avoid a Russian site claiming to represent the Scheme and asking people to register a claim.

30 October 2017