7 signs of an investment scam
- 'Guaranteed' returns
- Bullying you for a phone number
- Basic details just don't add up
- Does it need to be regulated?
- Are you allowed to invest?
- How do you get your money out?
- Any doubts, just stay out
- Crooks contact you out of the blue by phone or email;
- Scam investments promise high returns with low risk;
- Safe investments are regulated by the financial authorities.
All the hallmarks of a scam?
Bullying you for a phone number?
Check basic details
Does it need to be regulated?
Are you allowed to invest?
Look for the exits before you go in
Any doubts, stay out
5 gold scams to beware
Bait and switch
Discount to spot
The empty safe
- all client property exists, in full, inside specialist third-party;
- all client property is high-grade Good Delivery bullion;
- client property does not appear on the company's balance sheet;
- your ownership is stated plainly and clearly in its Terms & Conditions.