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J.H. writes: Have you seen that James Lees, the son of TV chef and personality Rustie Lee, is a huge promoter of the CashFX scam?
Delays in getting withdrawals from CashFX started in May and have gradually got worse.
Delays are now eight or nine weeks, and members are waking up to the fact that this is a scam and things are not right.
Support: Television celebrity Rustie Lee with her son James Lees
Tony Hetherington replies: CASHFX is an illegal foreign exchange trading scheme based in Panama but with tentacles stretching around the world. More than two dozen countries and financial regulators have issued public warnings against it, including our own Financial Conduct Authority.
It poses as an educational business, selling training manuals about ‘forex’ trading, but with a nod and a wink, its promoters convince recruits they do not need to learn a thing. The real money is made by simply investing a lump sum, with even more if you recruit all your friends and family into the scheme. Rustie Lee has been on numerous TV programmes going back many years. Recently her son James (and yes, he does have an ‘S’ at the end of his surname, while she does not) joined her on Channel 5’s Million Pound Motorhomes, and he is a…