1,400 claims against Beaufort Securities land with FSCS

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme, which acts as a lifeboat to pay claims when firms cannot, has received over 1,400 mis-selling claims relating to the Beaufort Securities scandal. Beaufort, which entered into administration back in March shortly after it was revealed that parties relating to Beaufort were caught up in an FBI sting, provided discretionary…

Beaufort Securities clients’ losses may exceed compensation limits

Some clients of Beaufort Securities have received news of a potential shortfall between their losses through the firm, and what the FSCS can pay out. PwC had already written to around 14,000 clients of insolvent Beaufort Securities and Beaufort Asset Clearing to say they had got their hands on about £50million in ‘segregated client money accounts’ and around £850m…