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US Prosecutors charge Beaufort Securities with Fraud

03/05/2018

UK & US authorities teamed up to investigate Beaufort Securities Limited for “securities fraud” Beaufort Securities, which helped clients build collections of investments, has been charged with fraud by the US Department of Justice, following an investigation that involved multiple other “conspirator” firms/individuals, and an undercover sting involving a Picasso painting. The UK’s own financial … Continued

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Beaufort Securities hit with fresh wave of complaints

02/19/2018

A “steady stream” of complaints about Beaufort Securities has been rolling into the Financial Ombudsman Services, with a newly upheld complaint just published. The “troubled” investment portfolio manager has agreed with the watch-dog to restrict the activities of its DFM (portfolio management) business, and in 2017, Beaufort wrote to some clients to say that it … Continued

Carey Pensions Claims

Carey Pensions identifies and separates problem SIPPs with letters to clients

02/19/2018

SIPP administrator Carey Pensions has written out to some SIPP holders on its books to tell them that thei pension has been identified as “distressed”, and will be transferred to a new pension scheme: CPS2. The new scheme, includes “members with illiquid non-standard assets” – usually high-risk investments. Carey Pensions Writes to Distressed Clients The … Continued

Ban cold-calling about pensions

Prominent MP calls for BAN on unregulated pension introducers

02/01/2018

Frank Field, who currently chairs the Work and Pensions Select Committee has spoken out about what many consider to be a HUGE part of the pensions mis-selling scandal: Unregulated pension introducers that lead people into potentially unsafe, unsuitable or even “scam” pensions. What are unregulated pension introducers? You know those cold-calls you probably get asking … Continued

number of unsuitable british steel pension transfers

Transferred your British Steel Pension? As many as 1in3 may have been mis-sold

01/18/2018

Has your pension transfer away from BSPS put you at hidden risk? The Financial Conduct Authority has released some data from it’s urgently conducted check on financial advisers who advised British Steel Pension Scheme members about their pension, and the news doesn’t look great… Of the 129 cases the regulator has looked at so far, … Continued

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Scam Sharks Already Circling Carillion Pension Scheme Holders

01/17/2018

Echoes of 2017’s British Steel Pension Scammers An article in FTAdviser has told how pension scammers may already be “circling” the 28,0000 Carillion pension scheme members following the collapse of the business group this week in order to get a slice of the potential pension pie. Carillion, which has run a Defined Benefit pension scheme for some … Continued

InvestUS investment winding down

“InvestUS” Exit Strategy to explore winding-up options after investor requests

01/16/2018

Steve Wright expressed his intentions in a December 2017 Exit Strategy Update Exit Strategy – the high risk and FCA-unregulated US housing investment, often sold to UK investors via their SIPP pensions has outlined another “turbulent year” for the investment, placing the majority blame for a range of difficulties on the ongoing effects of the Right … Continued

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