Crime goes cashless as Covid crisis drives underworld online
Charlie Parker, 27 April 2021
Fraudsters, drug dealers and money mules have revealed how crime has gone cashless during the pandemic.
Coronavirus lockdowns have prompted criminals to abandon face-to-face cash transactions and to accept payments via bank transfers and sometimes bitcoin, PayPal or premium-rate telephone numbers. Continue reading “Article: Crime goes cashless as Covid crisis drives underworld online”
Hargreaves Lansdown faces legal action over Woodford fund
Pedro Gonçalves, 22 March 2021
RGL Management has formally launched legal action against Hargreaves Lansdown, which continued to recommend Woodford Equity Income to its clients right up until its suspension in June 2019, even though its analysts raised concerns in 2017.
RGL Management has taken legal action against both Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management and Link Fund Solutions, the fund’s authorised corporate director, as it was first reported by This Is Money and The Times.
The claims will centre around losses sustained directly as a result of the collapse of WEIF and also for “loss of opportunity” losses, suffered through missing out on alternative investments that, in contrast to WEIF, would have generated positive returns. Continue reading “Article: Hargreaves Lansdown faces legal action over Woodford fund”