Please be aware of scammers falsely impersonating FSI representatives about potential investments. FSI representatives do not make direct contact with prospective individual investors on investment opportunities. These are not legitimate approaches from FSI. Find out more about combating investment scams.
Stewart Investors manage investment portfolios on behalf of our clients over the long term and have held shares in some companies for over 20 years. They launched their first investment strategy in 1988.
The financial services industry is a target for scammers around the world. Scammers are impersonating real people from reputable financial service firms and are making unsolicited contact with individuals via phone, email, instant messaging or other social media platforms in an effort to get them to invest in fake investment products.
This webpage contains some guidance to assist you in identifying any suspicious approaches.
What is an investment scam?
An investment scam is a fake investment opportunity presented to individuals by scammers who impersonate real people from financial service firms. The scammers will present extremely appealing investment opportunities through a series of highly convincing interactions, often supported by sophisticated fake disclosure documents and application material.
How can I avoid being scammed?
Treat any unsolicited contact from financial service firms or individuals who are not your trusted financial adviser with suspicion. FSI does not make direct contact with prospective individual investors regarding investment opportunities.
What are some indicators of an investment scam?
Unexpected, unsolicited contact
Promises around guaranteed investment returns
Claims that the government or a regulatory authority guarantees investments
Invitation-only investment opportunities or time pressures to invest.
What should I do if I think I am the target of a scam?
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