Over 4.5 million Britons targets of potential financial scams in the past 3 months: research

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One in eight (12%) of non retired UK adults have been approached by phone, text, or email offering free pensions advice, a free pensions review, investment opportunities or a tax refund in the last three months, according to new research by Canada Life. This equates to over 4.5 million adults who have been potentially exposed to a financial scam of some description, despite the ban on pension cold calling being introduced in January. Canada Life is warning that people need to be alert ...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.