Which professions are most likely to fall for a financial scam?

Which professions are most likely to fall for an investment scamFinancial scams are nothing new, but over the past few years they have become more sophisticated, with even experienced and savvy investors becoming victims. New research though has shown that it is high earning professionals who are increasingly falling for scams, endangering their savings, investments and pensions. The figures, compiled by Regus, a firm specialising in financial mis-selling claims, show the professions of over 100,000 victims of financial scams and reveals some surprises: Banking, 36% Manager / Director / Consultant, 20% Dentist, 10% Entrepreneur, 6% Lawyer, 5% Doctor, 5% Sports, 4% It ...

6 easy ways to spot (and avoid!) a financial scam

Scam Computer Keys Showing Swindles And FraudOver the past year or so, we’ve heard from a growing number of investors who have found themselves victim to a financial scam, often resulting in a large hole in their finances. Indeed, our Marketing Manager, Phillip Bray, has been directly targeted and offered inappropriate and high risk investments after only the briefest telephone conversation. So how do you avoid being scammed?...