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Fake law firm calling itself 'James Strachen Solicitors'

We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself 'James Strachen Solicitors' claiming to have an address at Carnoustie High Street in Angus.

Fake law firm calling itself ‘Campbell Brown’

We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Campbell Brown Legal Solicitors’ with a website claiming Campbell Brown is their ‘lead attorney’ and they ‘take cases all over the world’.

Scam emails from 'The Law Society support centre'

The Law Society of England and Wales have confirmed that they did not send these emails and you should not open the attachment.

Cyberattacks targeting finance teams

The police have notified Cifas of an increasing number of cyberattacks targeting organisations’ financial departments.

Fake law firm emails on the rise

A large volume of scam emails are being reported with many appearing as if they come from existing law firms.

Fraud alert - Caller claiming to be from RBS

A law firm received a telephone call this week from someone claiming to be Jonathan Leslie, Digital Fraud Strategy Relationship Manager from Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Smishing fraud alert - 27 May 2017

Smishing – the term used for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both, as a result of a response to a text message.

Scammers using WannaCry attack to lure victims - 23 May 2017

Action Fraud has received the first reports of tech-support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.

Increasing fraudulent bank calls to law firms - 23 May 2017

Over the last week, we have been receiving multiple calls or emails every day about attempted fraud attacks on client accounts.

Fraudsters target conveyancing firms on busy days - 19 May 2017

The Lloyds Banking Group professional practices team has warned conveyancing firms to be aware of fraudsters targeting them at busy times for completions.

WannaCry ransomware cyber attacks - 17 May 2017

Following the WannaCry attacks on Friday 12 May 2017, the Scottish Business Resilience centre (SBRC) has published useful guidance for businesses.

Fake law firm calling itself ‘Taylor McGivern & Co’

We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Taylor McGivern & Co’, who have a website claiming them to be 'the largest law firm in Glasgow, Scotland'.