The looming insolvency crisis

A record number of corporate insolvencies in the first quarter of 2022 suggest the corporate sector faces a crisis

Back in May, we warned that a wave of company failures would hit UK firms in the latter half of 2022. Just three months later, it appears the situation may be even grimmer than predicted. This week, reports revealed that corporate insolvencies were up more than 80% in the past quarter compared to 2021. This…

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When digital currency goes wrong Netflix documentary

Gerry Cotten's cryptocurrency company went down owing investors millions of dollars

Netflix’s newest true-crime offering is a cautionary tale about the world of cryptocurrency investments. Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King follows the rise and fall of Gerald Cotten, founder of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange. The result is a gripping documentary that attempts to trace the $150million (around £115m) investors lost following Cotton’s…

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Sister and brother charged with £100m crypto scam

US authorities to prosecute brother and sister caught in crypto scam

Earlier this month, US authorities exposed another reason why you should be cautious of crypto-opportunities following the arrest of two siblings charged with of using a crypto scam to defraud investors out of $124 million (around £95m). Although we have recently posted several blogs on crypto scams, this story deserves coverage for two reasons: More…

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Top 7 cryptocurrency scams

Seven cryptocurrency scams to look out for

Cryptocurrency is a new and fast-moving sector, which is probably why it hasn’t been covered in previous posts. After all, where does one start? Luckily, this question was answered last week after we found evidence of people being duped into handing over large sums. Unsurprisingly, the swiftly-expanding nature and popularity of cryptocurrencies have led to…

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Navigating the world of scam investments

Navigating the world of scams

Trying to understand the world of investments sometimes feels like wading through a minefield. Frankly, it can be a little overwhelming. Let’s say you’re ready to invest your hard-earned cash, but don’t know where to start. The first aspect to get savvy on is scams! Get familiar with the different types. Due to technology, they…

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