Fighting back against the fraudsters

Pensions freedoms have encouraged share scams
Thursday 24 Nov 2016 Author: Tom Sieber
George Osborne’s pensions freedom reforms have spurred a positive revolution in UK retirement saving. People are no longer shovelled into the locked box of an often poor-value annuity contract, and instead have near-total flexibility over how they spend and invest their hard-earned pension pot. There is, however, a darker side to the new rules. Fraudsters are increasingly targeting elderly, often vulnerable savers through scams which often leave the victims...

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