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Fraud alert

We have been informed of scam emails being sent to law firms claiming to be attaching a subscription invoice from Xero, stating that an amount will be debited from your credit card and inviting you to click on a link.

Email scam

We have been informed of suspicious emails sent to law firms looking very similar to a genuine LMS Charge Registration email.

Email scam

We have been informed of scam emails sent to law firms and claiming to be from a client in connection with the purchase of a property.

Scam website - 'Alfred Pizzolante & Co Law Firm'

We have been informed of a fake website using real law firm addresses.

Fake phone calls

We have recently been informed of multiple telephone scams - one from someone claiming to be from the Law Society and others from fraudsters claiming to provide a 'Telephone Preference Service'.

Scam emails from 'Law Society'

We have been informed of scam emails claiming to be from 'Law Society' sent out to solicitors and law firms with PDF downloads.

Redemption statements scam

Scottish law firms have recently been targeted by a redemption statement scam when acting in sale or remortgage transactions.

Suspected email scam targeting solicitor firms

We are aware of a potential scam where solicitor firms are receiving emails claiming to be from members of the public asking them to click a 'dropbox' link.

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.