Citadel/Highpoint Trustees was involved in several very dubious investment schemes. Why didn’t the Financial Conduct Authority act?
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.
On Tuesday, 3 April 2012, BBC Radio 4 broadcast a programme about a company called EcoPlanet Bamboo. The company was establishing a bamboo plantation in Rama, Nicaragua, part-funded by “the world’s first bamboo bond”.
By Chris Lang The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out £4.7 million over a firm of independent financial advisers called Total Wealth Solutions. Total Wealth Solutions went into voluntary liquidation in June 2017.