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Fraudster families are spearheading attempts to steal pension savings totalling millions of pounds, investigators have said. Married couples and their adult children have been identified as leading crime groups involved in the fraud by those tackling the scams. They try to steal life savings or persuade people to invest in high-risk schemes. Rogue financial experts have been signed up to work with the fraudsters. Project Bloom, which was set up in 2012 to tackle pension fraud, said criminal investigations involving regulators, government agencies and police forces were continuing into several gangs. Pension scams start with an unexpected call, text, social media approach or email - offeri... Full story

12 February