More than half of HNWIs hit by financial scams over last six months

Mark Battersby
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More than half of High-Net-Worth-Individuals admit they have been victims of a financial scam, with the self-employed or those with a net worth of more than £3m most likely to have been targeted, according to latest research from Saltus. The Saltus Wealth Index surveyed more than 1,000 people in the UK with investable assets over £250,000 and an average net worth of £1.5m and discovered that 53% of HNWIs say they have been victim of a financial cybercrime - up from 49% just six months ago.  The research also discovered that cybercrime is a much bigger concern among HNWIs than it was j...

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