Elderly targeted in £24m carbon credit scam

The Government has shut down 19 companies in the last 15 months for scamming £24 million from investors by selling them virtually worthless carbon credits. The Insolvency Service said the companies had “ripped off” more than 1,500 investors, most of them elderly. The now defunct firms flogged victims Certified Emission Reduction Units (CERs) using high-pressure […]