A CHARITY worker lost her £13,000 life savings to a scam company that was on the city watchdog’s “safe list”.

Mayra Story*, 40, from London thought she was giving her hard-earned cash to a legitimate investment company but was left devastated when it turned out to be a scam.

 Mayra saw the investment company on the regulator's register so she thought it must be safe

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Mayra saw the investment company on the regulator’s register so she thought it must be safeCredit: Mayra Story

And while the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has admitted it wrongly included the firm on its list of regulated companies there is no way for Mayra to get back the cash.

“I was devastated when I found out. It was like I lost the floor under my feet, I was crying”, she told The Sun.

“It’s affected me in so many ways. Every saving, every penny I’ve owned. Gone.

“I went through depression, had sleepless nights. My friends were the only thing that kept me going.”

Mayra first decided to invest with the…

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