Forex trading’s reputation in SA has been plagued by story after story of con artists and scams. We have seen men with colourful names (I’m looking at you, “Cashflow”) prosecuted by the Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) and convicted of defrauding their clients, and others (the “FBK Millionaires”) accused of operating illegally.

It seems as if every few weeks another so-called forex scam is revealed...

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