Five common tactics used by investment scammers

Five common tactics used by investment scammers

Three tips to avoid becoming a victim Julie recently met a new client who sadly had lost over £100,000 to a sustained campaign of telephone investment scamming aimed at retired people. This is becoming more worrying as these con artists are using ever more...
A real life scam experience

A real life scam experience

In January Magenta focused on writing blogs about scams and how to protect yourself online. Over the last 4 months, we’ve seen an increase in those we know being targeted by scams and our staff have even been on the receiving end! We’ve asked Valerie, to share her...
Top online scams

Top online scams

In our last blog, we talked you through some of the ways scammers try to make you part with your money. In our second blog, we explore some of the top online scams to keep an eye out for. Remember: If you know of someone who would find this information useful, then...
How to spot scam messages

How to spot scam messages

When we retire, many of us picture long lazy days spent bankside. Fishing is a particularly popular pastime amongst the retired population. However, when it comes to our online safety, there’s a different type of danger lurking in the waters. Phishing (pronounced the...