We, like many companies, have become aware that some shareholders have received unsolicited phone calls or correspondence concerning investment matters. These are typically from overseas based ‘brokers’ who offer to buy or sell shares in a way that they say will give investors a huge return. These might sound like great deals but are most frequently scams which result in victims being left out of pocket, affecting even seasoned investors.
Fraudsters can be very persistent and extremely persuasive but always REMEMBER: if the deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is! The FCA publishes information how to recognise scams, what you can do to avoid becoming a victim and what to do if you are concerned that you may already have paid money to share fraudsters: