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Investors duped by City Index Australasia’s cold-calling scam -au

Link: http://www.moneymanagement.com.au/news/financial-services/2012/cold-call-scammer-found-guilty

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‘Boiler room’ hoax for New Zealand share holders -nz

The pitch Fraudsters posing as reps for a legitimate Japanese company, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Corporation, are cold-calling investors. “The callers are very clever and persuasive,” says Ministry of Consumer Affairs Team Leader Jarrod Rendle. “They make offers that are very hard to … Continue reading

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