Tag: Retiree

'Horrible sinking feeling' Retiree left in debt for five years after losing £20,000

'Horrible sinking feeling' Retiree left in debt for five years after losing £20,000

Retiree Gary Edmunds, 71, invested a huge chunk of his life savings into what looked like a legitimate Bitcoin scheme. He did not realise that the [...]
'Too good to be true' Retiree falls victim to scam which saw him lose over £6,000

'Too good to be true' Retiree falls victim to scam which saw him lose over £6,000

Stephen, 68, whose name has been changed to protect his identity, lost £6,000 after being approached on LinkedIn by a glamorous fraudster. He wante [...]
‘Hurtful’ – Grieving retiree loses almost £7,000 to scammer who befriended him on Facebook

‘Hurtful’ – Grieving retiree loses almost £7,000 to scammer who befriended him on Facebook

The former RAF officer appeared on the BBC’s For Love or Money earlier today where presenters revealed his ‘girlfriend’ was indeed a scammer. Onlin [...]
'A lot of suffering and trauma' – Retiree in 'shock' after sharing details with scammers

'A lot of suffering and trauma' – Retiree in 'shock' after sharing details with scammers

He explained that he was a little shocked, however he wasn’t surprised.Ron added: “I did think that it was genuine but there are times that maybe i [...]
'Anybody can fall victim' – Britons warned of 'convincing' scam after retiree loses £800k

'Anybody can fall victim' – Britons warned of 'convincing' scam after retiree loses £800k

Retiree Graham, 77, in particular, lost almost £800,000 to these scammers, losing his home and life savings. Britons are urged to be vigilant befor [...]
'A gross, terrible error' Retiree, 77, devastated after losing home in heartbreaking scam

'A gross, terrible error' Retiree, 77, devastated after losing home in heartbreaking scam

On BBC Money Box this weekend, he described how he fell victim to this cyrptocurreny fraud. Reporter Dan Whitworth described the scam as "the most [...]
‘It’s given me a new lease of life’: 70-year-old retiree on her 'unusual career'

‘It’s given me a new lease of life’: 70-year-old retiree on her 'unusual career'

After growing up poor, Lesley loves to help others on a tight budget by brainstorming budget recipes for her followers to try.Although her blog doe [...]
'Perfect job for pensioners’: Retiree explains ‘fun way’ he makes £280 a day

'Perfect job for pensioners’: Retiree explains ‘fun way’ he makes £280 a day

While some people look forward to reaching retirement so they can enjoy a quieter life, others aren’t quite ready to put their feet up.One such per [...]
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