What to do if you think there's an issue
If you think you've become a victim of fraud or you spot suspicious activity on your account, please report is straight away.
Take care with your login details
We do send you emails and letters from time to time. However, we will never send you an email asking for your security information or login details, or direct you to a webpage that asks for this information. We will also never send you an email with a link to Investec Online. You should always log in to Investec Online by visiting investec.co.uk and selecting the login icon - you can find advice on the best way to do this on our dedicated webpage about logging in.
Fraud information from the authorities
Types of fraud
Unfortunately, there are hundreds of categories of fraud. The National Fraud & Cyber Crime Reporting Centre maintains a list of fraud types on their Action Fraud website.
Warning list of unauthorised firms in the UK
The FCA maintain a list of unauthorised firms and individuals that they're aware of, that aren’t allowed to operate in the UK.
International investor alerts
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) maintains a list of firms that are not authorised to provide investment services in the jurisdiction which issued the alert or warning.