The Mail on Sunday look are the various cold call investment scams out there and campaigns building to stop the scammers.
I have worked on many scam investment scheme cases and have seen the creative lengths a fraudster will go to with their deception.
With all the warnings 'out there' on the internet may be we should all consider neighbours and elderly relatives who are not on line to ensure they are also scam aware.
"....Schemes used to lure the unsuspecting include investments in hotel developments in Cape Verde, forests in Costa Rica, betting on Australian corn futures and dubious green energy projects. Other exotic offerings feature fine wine, storage pods, burial plots, truffles, syndicate betting on football matches and even German listed buildings. They all have in common high charges, no regulatory protection " and little or no chance of an investor being able to cash in the investment.