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During recent months, the FCA have launched a ScamSmart campaign offering investors guidance on how to be more vigilant when it comes to investment opportunities.

During recent months, the FCA have launched a ScamSmart campaign offering investors guidance on how to be more vigilant when it comes to investment opportunities.

In order to be a ScamSmart investor the Financial Conduct Authority advise that you:

  1. Reject any unsolicited contact about investment opportunities.
  2. Check the FCA warning list
  3. Get impartial advice

For more information, please visit: http://scamsmart.fca.org.uk/

  1. Never disclose security details, such as your PIN or full banking password.
  2. Don’t assume an email, text or phone call is authentic.
  3. Don’t be rushed – a genuine organisation won’t mind waiting.
  4. Listen to your instincts – you know if something doesn’t feel right.
  5. Stay in control – don’t panic and make a decision you’ll regret.

Source: https://takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/