Covid-19 has triggered a worldwide increase in cyber-crime, with criminals becoming ever more sophisticated in their methods. Brand cloning, whereby criminals "clone" investment instruments and market them to unsuspecting consumers has become more prevalent.
As part of the Schroders group, we are able to leverage a wide range of resources to help protect our clients from falling victim to such scams.
Recently, individuals claiming to represent Schroders have been promoting fraudulent Bond and ISA investments.
If you receive an unsolicited approach using the Schroders name, please report it as soon as possible directly to Schroders via their website by clicking on the link below.Fraud alerts and protection
Check back regularly to keep up to date with how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of fraud.
The value of an investment and the income from it may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested.