Biggest new investment con exposed

Sarah Coles
Legitimate solar project
Legitimate solar project

AP

With returns from savings at a dismal level, and real concerns about the roller coaster ride offered by the stock markets, it's hardly surprising that so many thousands of Brits are jumping at the opportunity to invest in schemes that offer steady returns of 5% - while saving the planet at the same time.

The trouble is that many of them are simply falling for the biggest new scam out there: the carbon credit fraud.