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Pensioners – Be Scam Aware

The pension reforms have just come into effect. Everyone who retires
with a pension pot will be able to choose whether to take it as a lump sum, to
place it into draw-down or to use the proceeds more gradually.

These changes mean people have more choice about what to do with their
pensions, which is good, but it also means that fraudsters may take the opportunity to
target pensioners with new scams.

If you are thinking about retirement – be careful, take time to talk
with friends, family or Pension Wise before committing to anything. Read: advice on how to
spot a scam