If you have received any unsolicited calls in respect of your Compass shares, these calls are not connected with Compass Group in any way. See below to find out more about dealing with such calls.
Share fraud includes scams where investors are called out of the blue and offered shares that often turn out to be worthless or non-existent, or an inflated price for shares they own. These calls come from fraudsters operating in ‘boiler rooms’ that are mostly based abroad and usually result in the investor losing their money.
If you are offered unsolicited investment advice, discounted shares, a premium price for shares you own, or free company or research reports, you should take these steps before handing over any money:
REMEMBER: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!
If you use an unauthorised firm to buy or sell share or other investments, you will not have access to the Financial Ombudsman Service or Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) if things go wrong.
If you think you have been scammed, you can go to the below link for further advice:
To report a scam, you can complete a share fraud report:
You can also call the Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768 or send an email to [email protected].
If you have already paid money to share fraudsters you should contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.
We are legally obliged to make our register of members available, subject to a proper purpose test, to the public. As a consequence of this some shareholders might receive unsolicited mail. Shareholders wishing to limit the amount of such mail should register online at www.mpsonline.org.uk or request an application form by calling from within the UK: 0845 703 4599 or by email to [email protected].
Advice on protecting your Compass Group PLC shares: