The Pensions Regulator has produced a booklet to help you understand more about pension scams and how to protect yourself against a lifetime’s savings being lost: Pension scams: booklet
If you think you are being targeted by a pension scam
- Never be rushed into making a decision.
- Before you sign anything, call TPAS on 0300 123 1047.
- If you have already accepted an offer report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.
- Before you agree to anything, make sure the adviser is approved by the FCA.
The Government has set up a new service called Pension Wise to help members approaching retirement or age 55. To understand your options go to Pension Wise.