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    • quest944
    • By quest944 20th Feb 17, 3:20 PM
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    Won't let me post a link but have a look about One Stop Financial Services on the FCA site
    • Welldone
    • By Welldone 15th Mar 17, 9:59 AM
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    Welldone
    I have come into this rather late. However to say that I have been duped by a person who was my financial adviser for some years & did some good work sorting out my mother in laws finances & a number of years later when we had inherited some money from both sides of the family, he recommended this investment in Los Pandos. So unlike most of previous investors this was not via a SIPP but a loan agreement. drawn up by a Spanish Notary. Prior to this my FA had joined BlackTower Financial Services Gibraltar in their Mabella offices, but still covering the UK. The loan was for 2 years . I was persuaded to roll over the loan for a further 2 years & it was due for repayment in February 2016. In the meantime my FA had moved to Holborn Associates in Dubai.
    Last February I started to chase my FA for the return of the loan at this point he started to become evasive saying that repayment would be delayed by approx a couple of months & that he had other clients in the same position. I continued to chase him & then started to receive messages that he had gone into hospital etc. He has now left Holborn & become uncountable
    I have found him on Facebook living somewhere around Mabella. His name is Salim Abuteir.
    The Spanish notary was Amelia Bergillos Moreton..
    The chances of getting any money back is very unlikely. However I would be interested if any one has had dealings with Abuteir in similar circumstances.
    • cheesetoast
    • By cheesetoast 15th Mar 17, 6:31 PM
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    cheesetoast
    has anybody had any dealings with Los Pandos?
    Originally posted by Mike307
    This guy?

    • timboleicester
    • By timboleicester 1st May 17, 3:16 PM
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    due dilligence
    The issue is that for me Stadia Trustees should have taken more action to ensure that the person instructing them was a proper person... and not plastered all over the FCA's warning and wanted page,

    My claim for compensation is with the FSCS and I am not too hopeful of getting any of the 150K back...
    • Barrykempton
    • By Barrykempton 29th Jun 17, 8:23 AM
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    SIPP Pension
    It sounds like we are all in the same boat, I invested £47,000 of my pension fund in the Los Pandos Vineyard through a Financial Adviser back in 2012.

    I original dealt with One Stop financial and now through The Lifetime Sipp pension.

    No one has a clue where my money is and when i will get my return (I think I already know the answer to that one). Is there anymore that i can do other than work for the rest of my life ???
    • Malthusian
    • By Malthusian 29th Jun 17, 10:57 AM
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    Malthusian
    1 Stop Financial Services was regulated by the FCA so if you received advice from them you are potentially one of the lucky ones. (In the sense that you may not lose all your money.)

    The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has declared 1 Stop in default and is investigating redress claims - see here. If the FSCS decides 1 Stop is liable for your losses you may be compensated in full as you are below the £50,000 compensation limit.

    Were you contacted by 1 Stop regarding your potential claim to the FSCS, as they were ordered to by the FCA?
    • ginluke
    • By ginluke 29th Jun 17, 7:25 PM
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    ginluke
    Can you give me any help with going through the ombudsmen as I invest in this till 2012 and if I have read your post right that's when you started you complaint with them
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