Stay alert - investment scam

We wish to alert you to a scam being committed using the Rathbones name.

The scam is sophisticated using real documents, marketing materials and website links, it also refers to investment products that are genuinely available. However, the scam seeks to obtain personal information and bank account details for fraudulent purposes.

The fraudsters are also using online advertising which at first glance may look legitimate. Please be alert to the risk of being scammed.

We do not conduct business by unsolicited emails or phone calls. We have secure processes for transferring money to and from bank accounts which ensure the identity of our clients and ourselves.

If you receive an unexpected communication supposedly from Rathbones, please exercise caution and do not share any personal information or send any money. It is often impossible to get back your money if you have been subject to fraud and Rathbones will have no responsibility for any loss you may incur.

You can call us on 0151 243 7395 if you have any concerns or email our investment fraud specialists at

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