Warning: Documents & website misusing the details of Money and Me Solicitors Limited
1 December 2021
Correspondence has been sent misusing the name of Money and Me Solicitors Limited.
What is the scam?
The SRA has been informed that the website ‘www.mymoneyrefund.com’ is falsely claiming to be associated with Money and Me Solicitors Limited. The website seen by the SRA provides an SRA ID of 670274 (see below) and invites people to contribute to claims relating to Forex.
The SRA has also seen a document which has been stamped by 'My Money Refund Limited' which claims to be authorised by the SRA and provides an SRA ID of '34231'.Any business or transaction through the above website, under the name 'My Money Refund Limited', and the SRA ID '34231' is not undertaken by a solicitors' practice authorised and regulated by the SRA.
Is there a genuine firm or person?
The SRA authorises and regulates a genuine firm of solicitors called Money and Me Solicitors Limited. The firm’s address is Stone House, Stone Road, Stoke-On-Trent, ST4 6SR. The firm can be contacted on 01925 859625 and firstname.lastname@example.org. Its SRA ID is 670274.
The genuine firm of Money and Me Solicitors Limited has confirmed that it does not have any genuine or intended connection to the website and document referred to in the above alert.
What should I do?
When a firm's or individual's identity has been copied exactly (or cloned), due diligence is necessary. If you receive correspondence claiming to be from the above firm(s) or individual(s), or information of a similar nature to that described, you should conduct your own due diligence by checking the authenticity of the correspondence by contacting the law firm directly by reliable and established means. You can contact the SRA to find out if individuals or firms are regulated and authorised by the SRA and verify an individual's or firm's practising details. Other verification methods, such as checking public records (e.g. telephone directories and company records) may be required in other circumstances.