Fraud & scams

Details of the latest scams in the financial services sector.

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

FSCS consumer warning! Be wary of scam emails

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is warning consumers to be wary of fake emails from fraudsters claiming to represent FSCS.

20 September 2017

FCA campaign to protect public from investment fraud

New efforts to protect pensioners and those approaching retirement from too-good-to-be-true investment schemes have been backed by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

26 May 2016