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We keep you up to date with the latest news on investment scams, the companies and people involved, our investigations, investor websites and recovery actions.

Essex and London Properties – Update

A proposal to investors in Essex and London Properties who have made themselves known to Safe Or Scam will be made in early January 2019. This was delayed whilst the solicitor partner sought the views of the Official Receiver. The position has now been clarified and...

OurSpace Investors – Update

Safe Or Scam is working with a group of OurSpace investors to recover their investments in the OurSpace workspaces investment. The OurSpace project has collapsed. This was inevitable as it was a clone of the disgraced workspace investment operated by Bar Works Inc in...

Financial Plus – Bogus Share Offers

Safe Or Scam has started an investigation into the activities of Financial Plus Ltd operating out of Hong Kong. We were approached by an investor who invested substantial sums to purchase shares in Spotify, Alipay and Tesla through Financial Plus. It was a scam. The...

StratXMarkets -Binary Options Scam Update

Safe Or Scam is working with investors in the StratXMarkets binary options scam. In recent weeks we have taken major steps forward in identifying the parties responsible. We are focused on the money trail and expect in the near future to be able to positively identify...

Prosperity – Bentley Court and Parkwood Rise

Safe Or Scam is looking into the activities of PDC Prosperity Management (Cyprus) Ltd on behalf of a number of concerned investors. Safe Or Scam was approached by investors in Bentley Court and Parkwood Court tower blocks in Keighley, West Yorkshire.   Prosperity...

European Property Coin Scam – Update Nov 2018

Some European Property Coin investors, with the assistance of Safe Or Scam, have begun taking positive action to reclaim their investments. The EPC scam is coming to an end and the perpetrators are becoming increasingly desperate to squeeze more money from investors....

Solari Energy – Update 2

This action is now in a position to move forward very quickly. There have been communications with the law firm representing Doug Fletcher and Solari Energy in Australia, the representative of Global Biofuels Group based in Hong Kong, and solicitors representing...

Platinum One – Golden Sands Developments Platinum Ltd

Safe Or Scam undertook a review of the Platinum One project at the request of an investor. The company running that project, Golden Sands Developments Platinum Ltd, is now in administration along with several other companies controlled by the director Ameerali Bin...

Essex and London Properties Ltd – Update

Essex Police have concluded their fraud investigation and passed the case to the Crown Prosecution Service for consideration. The liquidator Begbies Traynor has referred their investigation to the Official Receiver. SOS has been working with a UK law firm to...

Bar Works Inc / Central FX

Following a recent newspaper article in the Daily Telegraph describing an action launched against Central FX by more than 50 investors in the Bar Works Inc Ponzi Scheme, SOS met with the appointed solicitor to review the evidence gathered by SOS investigators.  The...

St Helier Capital Management – Update 4

Investors in St Helier Capital Management Ltd are now ready to take the matter to court. SOS has been gathering more evidence against St Helier and its director Simon Whittley. It appears Simon Whittley is no stranger to court appearances, the majority of which relate...

Safe Or Scam Appoints Second Licensee

Safe Or Scam is very pleased to welcome Suzanne to our team. Suzanne, like James, was a former Police Officer with the Metropolitan Police in London. In the past Suzanne has worked on investigations involving financial crime, money laundering, fraud and cybercrime....

Safe Or Scam Appoints First Licensee

Safe Or Scam has signed up our first OAL (Official Approved Licensee) in the UK. We expect to announce our second OAL later this week. We are very pleased to welcome James to our team. James is a former Police Officer with the Metropolitan Police in London and was a...

SOS Launches New Licensee Program

We are pleased to announce our new Official Approved Licensee (“OAL”) Program. The program launched on 1st August 2018 aimed at attracting motivated people around the world who are looking for a new career as an investment reviewer and investigator working in...

St Helier Capital Management Ltd – Update 3

A solicitor representing Safe Or Scam clients has given Simon Whittley and St Helier Capital Management Ltd a date by which our clients must be refunded in full, along with costs, in order to avoid court action. Simon Whittley, as sole director of St Helier Capital...

European Property Coin Scam_Update July 2018

Florian Pierini, the sole director of Clear View Marketing Services Ltd which operates the scam digital currency - European Property Coin, has announced he is leaving the company with immediate effect. In fact, when he sent his letter out on 18th July 2018 he had...

Solari Energy – Update 1

Safe Or Scam is working with a group of 37 investors and a UK solicitor to recover investments made into Solari Energy, a solar energy company based in Australia. The investment involved unregulated sales agents selling profit shares to investors in the UK, EU, UAE...

Osage 1 Ltd, Phenco Ltd and Sooner Energy SPV-1 Ltd

Osage 1, Phenco and Sooner Energy are oil investments in the USA. They have only one director - Martin John Finch. He is also a director of Kansas MB Project Ltd and Kansas B2 Project Ltd, also oil investments. Between these companies they have raised in excess of £14...

St Helier Capital Management Ltd – Update 2

A Safe Or Scam client was promised a refund in writing from Simon Whittley which would be paid before the end of June 2018. That refund never arrived. SOS spoke to two clients who agreed that we should write to Simon Whittley offering him a repayment plan over a few...

St Helier Capital Management – Update 1

Further to an earlier post on this subject, Safe Or Scam has now received a letter from a "Mr Simon Whittley-Ryan, Director, St Helier Capital Management Ltd". This is new. Perhaps Simon Whittley has married a Miss Ryan in the last few weeks because the Company...

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