Andrew Penman

Andrew Penman

Scam-busting journalist exposing crooks, conmen, fraudsters. Let me know if you've been ripped off.

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Magazine company Spencer Farley pocketed £1million on back of sham claims to help Army good causes

Overwhelming majority of funds went to the directors and telesales staff and not any good cause

Coldcalling conmen preyed on elderly by flogging worthless health supplements

Elbon Wellbeing was "manipulative, pressured, misleading and wholly unfair".

Playa de las Americas

The Timeshare Consumer Association claims to be an independent consumer champion, but is it?

Timeshare Consumer Association refuses to say who owns and runs it

Carbon credit investment fraud gang jailed (and my Mirror story helped nail one of them)

Prosecution tells pensions crook: You either knew this was a fraud or you're as stupid as you're making out

Conman Stanley quizzed by the Mirror in 2013

"Christian man" Peter Stanley turns conman to run property investment fraud

Peter Stanley is not a Christian, he is a despicable thief - fraud victim

Stephen Pickard

ANOTHER lawyer helps fraudsters by giving credibility to their scam

Fraud gang that included a solicitor was 'calculated, callous and arrogant'

Harry Kane of Spurs runs with the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur

Watchdog fines binary options firm and Spurs sponsor EZTD for misleading punters

Just 3% of EZtrader binary options punters made a profit

Jonathan Louis Rivers

Free speech? Not for victims of a fraud whose online comments were stifled by lawyers

"Scandalous" use of the law by crooks to shut down blogs written by scammed victims

This call by MPs for a ban on pet shops selling puppies is a victory for animals and animal lovers

Breeders with nothing to hide will benefit from ban on pet shops like Dogs4Us selling puppies, says vet Marc Abraham


Ban these binary bets before more people are bitten

I've learnt a lesson - binary trading victim