By Chris Lang In November 2019, Radio 4’s File on 4 broadcast a programme titled, “The Anatomy of a Fraud”. It documents in detail how 86 year-old Cynthia Tuck was scammed into handing over almost £400,000 in fraudulent investment schemes. And how the authorities and police have utterly failed her.
By Chris Lang Property Frontiers is an investment company based in Oxford. Ray Withers, the founder and director of the company says, “I founded Property Frontiers back in 2004 due to the fact I personally had a bad experience investing overseas. I strove to build a company offering a professional service, that did its research…
Property Frontiers is an Oxford-based investment firm. According to the company’s website, Property Frontiers is “an investment company with a reputation for offering the best-performing international property and alternative investments to both first time and experienced investors”.
Between 2 May 2011 and 24 October 2012 a London-based company called MH Carbon sold more than four million carbon credits to members of the public as investments. The carbon credits were worthless and investors lost their money. The company took at least £14.3 million from retail investors.
The EcoPlanet Bamboo story took a strange turn last week when EcoPlanet Bamboo responded to the posts on REDD-Monitor about the company’s investment scheme in “bamboo bonds”. First we’ll look at the story so far, followed by EcoPlanet Bamboo’s ad hominem response.