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Warning to investors – Avoid Scams and Unauthorised Firms.

Investors should be aware that a number of fraudulent individuals and organisations are routinely contacting shareholders in publicly quoted companies purporting to be connected with those companies. Investors should follow the Financial Conduct Authority’s advice on how to avoid scams and unauthorised firms

Recommendations

Please note the following recommendations in particular if you receive any unsolicited investment advice:

  • Make sure you get the correct name of the person and organisation.
  • Check that they are properly authorised by the FCA before getting involved by visiting www.fca.org.uk/register.
  • Report the matter to the FCA either by calling 0800 111 6768 or completing the Share fraud reporting form.
  • If the calls persist, hang up.

Click here for FCA Share Fraud Advice