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Fraudsters know how to make a pension scam look like an amazing deal.
Learn the warning signs and how this scam works to keep your money safe.
A guarantee of higher returns
Fraudsters might promise to grow the money in your pension or offer interest rates that are higher than everyone else.
Access to your pension before 55 years old
Fraudsters may tempt you by offering to release cash early from your pension.
An unusual, complicated or long-term investment
Fraudsters make pension deals difficult to understand so they can control your decisions.
Higher than normal fees
Fake deals often involve lots of people or companies and they’ll all charge separate fees.
Get details on a company if it’s registered with Companies House. You can then research the company to find online reviews.
If you want free independent, impartial information and advice, contact the Money & Pensions Service.
If fraudsters steal your pension, get in touch with Action Fraud right away.
The FCA website lets you report unauthorised companies and scams.
The ICO can help you with nuisance calls and messages.
Get in touch with your pension provider if you suspect a scam and want to stop a pension transfer.