UK Police and FSA seize boiler room scam ‘master list’

LONDON – The Financial Services Authority (FSA) and City of London Police have contacted 1,000 people across the UK to warn them their personal information is on a “master list” of potential targets being used by fraudsters selling fake or worthless shares.

The list, obtained as part of an operation launched in February to expose a boiler room scam, is the second share fraud master list obtained by UK authorities in 2010. It contains the names and telephone numbers of around 750 people and the

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