Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Investment scams are designed to look like genuine investments. Fraudsters may use high pressure and convincing tactics to scam investors, so it is important to spot the warning signs.
Have you been:
If so, you might have been contacted by fraudsters.
How to avoid investment Fraud
If you suspect that you have been approached by fraudsters please tell the FCA using the reporting form at www.fca.org.uk/consumers. You can also call the FCA Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768.
If you have lost money to investment fraud, you should report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040, or online at www.actionfraud.police.uk.
For further information, please visit www.fca.org.uk/scamsmart