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Fraudsters used FCA register mistake to dupe investors

Fraudsters used FCA register mistake to dupe investors

Suspected scammers posed as an investment company Vision Introducer Limited which closed in 2012 after it remained listed as active and authorised for eight more years on the Financial Conduct Authority's official register.

Insurance providers to offer additional coronavirus financial help – are you eligible?

Insurance providers to offer additional coronavirus financial help – are you eligible?

The FCA has published guidance on how firms should continue to help insurance customers in financial difficulty because of coronavirus. Are you eligible?

FCA to ban sale of crypto-derivatives: will it protect you from investment scams?

FCA to ban sale of crypto-derivatives: will it protect you from investment scams?

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced rules banning the sale and marketing of financial products that track popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Here, Which? explains how you can keep your savings safe.

How scammers use Google to lure victims

How scammers use Google to lure victims

Scam advertisers are targeting victims via Google - find out how to stay safe when browsing

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£30m lost to pension scams since 2017: how to keep your savings safe

£30m lost to pension scams since 2017: how to keep your savings safe

Over £30m has been reportedly lost to pension scammers since 2017. Here, Which? explains how to keep your savings safe, and how to spot a scam.

Property fund investors could face a six-month wait to release cash under new rules

Property fund investors could face a six-month wait to release cash under new rules

Investors in open-ended property funds could have to wait up to six months to sell down their investments under new FCA proposals. Which? explores the details.

FCA permanently bans mini-bond ads: are investors still at risk of losing money?

FCA permanently bans mini-bond ads: are investors still at risk of losing money?

The FCA has permanently banned the mass marketing of speculative mini-bonds. Which? looks at if these investments are ever a good idea.

FCA clamps down on poor pension transfer advice: can you get compensation?

FCA clamps down on poor pension transfer advice: can you get compensation?

The FCA has set out steps to improve financial advice for those seeking a defined benefit transfer, but is moving to a defined contribution scheme a good idea?

FCA bans dodgy ‘passporting’ investment firms using fake celebrity ads

FCA bans dodgy ‘passporting’ investment firms using fake celebrity ads

The FCA has taken action to stop four Cypriot investment firms from continuing to operate in the UK. Have you lost money to the high-risk investment schemes?

AFC Wimbledon football club mini-bond offers up to 4% returns: should you invest?

AFC Wimbledon football club mini-bond offers up to 4% returns: should you invest?

Mini-bonds offer high returns but are also very high-risk. Here Which? looks at whether they're worth investing in as a new bond offers 4% to investors.

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