So, boiler room outfits are evil, unscrupulous thieves.
And they are happy to stalk their prey for months.
Quite alarming is the stat that the average scam steals £20,000.
My hazy quick pic above may not be the easiest to read, so here’s their bottom line;
Remember, as a general rule, if an opportunity sounds to good to be true, then it almost certainly is
So in this scam we see two threads combine.
By association, cold-callers are bad. How can you get around that? Simple, Don’t pitch like a Euro-con. Only ask questions. Talk about just business situations. And start a conversation.
Also, don’t promise the earth. Focus perhaps on the little things you enable first, rather than miraculously turning muck into brass.