As scammers flood the internet with investment cons, it can be hard to know who and what to trust online.

Money Mail has exposed how fraudsters are targeting savers using the net to find a home for their money – including how scam adverts can be bought for less than £100.

But the internet can still be a useful tool for DIY investors, if you know how to tread carefully.

Web of deceits: But the internet can still be a useful tool for DIY investors, if you know how to tread carefully

Typing ‘investment tips’ into Google returns a staggering 700 million results in an instant. At the push of a button, you can surf stock picks for 2021, read about the top funds or learn how to start investing. 

But in an age where any would-be Warren Buffett tycoon can set up a website or publish a blog, can you really trust investment tips you find on the internet?

Jason Hollands, managing director of investment platform Bestinvest, warns that savers need to be very…

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