Investment scams warning issued by FCA
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning to keep a watch for investment scams as the number of inquiries has shot up to over 16,000 which is an increase of 33% for the same period in the year before. Crypto currency asset scams were listed as being the top reported, however there has been some impersonating alerts from FCA . FCA has also said that it is taking immediate action in the consumer investment market and has stopped about 1 in 4 firms from joining it.
How large of a concern to you believe this is?