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Our expert investment fraud lawyers have dealt with many cases over the years. If you are suspected of investment fraud, then it is important to seek legal advice from an expert fraud lawyer as a matter of priority; call our specialist solicitors on 01616 966 229.
Investment fraud can take many different forms and can be carried out through different mediums, such as the internet or brokers and even qualified professionals such as financial advisers or accountants. The common feature is the targeting of an investor to try and convince them to part with their savings. This could be to invest in a company, a development or any supposed investment opportunity offering a high rate of return. This is a feature seen in many fraud cases, particularly since the interest rates for savings have been so low over the last few years.
Common types of investment fraud
There are several types of investment fraud which we specialise in defending. These include: