Fraudsters are creating financial comparison websites or websites advertising fraudulent investments. These ask for your email address and telephone number. The fraudsters then contact you with a cloned Prudential email and brochure sent from a fake Prudential email address. While the email includes our logo and website details, it also contains fake telephone numbers and product information (perhaps in a brochure). The fraudsters may call and pretend to be someone from Prudential. They claim to be selling Prudential products such as:
This is not a complete list as fraudsters change product names frequently.
Fraudsters are contacting victims of previous scams pretending to be a firm or a well-known organisation that can recover money that has already been lost. They ask for a fee to help them fund the activity.
Fraudsters are always out there and constantly changing their tactics so here’s some of the red flags that could help you to spot an investment scam:
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