Some scammers might imply that they’re part of the government-backed Pension Wise service. They do this by including ‘wise’, ‘guidance’ or ‘pension’ in their name.
A Pension Wise free appointment offers impartial and free information and guidance on your pension options. The service will never contact you out of the blue to offer you a pension review and it only appears on our Pension Wise page.
If you get a call claiming to be from us, the government or another government-backed organisation, put the phone down.
When you’ve transferred your pension or handed over your pension savings, it’s too late. Many victims have lost their entire pension savings.
Once you’ve been persuaded to hand over your pension savings, it’s too late. Many victims have had their entire pension savings stolen.