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Trader cold-calling at an old lady's door

52% of people have been cold called by someone claiming to be a trader

More than half of the 1,645 people we spoke to have been cold called by a trader. Discover what common tactics rogue traders use to reel you in, and read our advice on how to find a reliable trader in your area.

Bid to stop fraudsters attacking your pension revealed

The introduction of pensions freedoms is to be probed by MPs amid fears savings are being plundered by fraudsters. An inquiry launched by Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee will scrutinise...

Pension cold calls to be banned in bid to beat scammers

Pensions-related cold calls, emails and text messages are to be banned as part of tough new measures aimed at protecting people’s savings from scammers, who have stolen more than £40m...

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