Beware of ‘Credit Investigation Department’ Scam

On 29 January 2020, Rev Ross Rennie received a telephone call from a mobile phone. The caller claimed to be calling on behalf of the ‘Credit Investigation Department’. When this person started asking about debts, Rev Ross terminated the call.

On checking with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), we find that ‘this firm has been carrying out consumer credit activities in the UK without [the FCA’s] permission or authorisation.’ Find out more at the FCA’s web site.

Please beware of any approaches from this or similar firms and do not disclose your personal information to people or companies that you do not have an existing relationship with.