Warning: Website misusing the address for Greene & Greene
13 October 2021
The website '24tradeinvestment.com' is misusing the address for a genuine solicitors firm; Greene & Greene.
What is the scam?
The website 'https://24tradeinvestment.com/' is operating, and misusing the business address of a genuine solicitors firm; Greene & Greene (please see below)
Any business or transaction through 'https://24tradeinvestment.com/' is not undertaken by a solicitors' practice or authorised and regulated by the SRA.
Is there a genuine firm or person?
The SRA does not authorise or regulate a firm of solicitors called '24TRADEINVESTMENT.COM’.
The SRA authorises and regulates a genuine firm by the name of Greene & Greene. Its website is https://www.greene-greene.com/. Its office is located at; 80 Guildhall Street Bury St. Edmunds, IP33 1QB, England.
Greene & Greene has confirmed that it does not have any connection to the website 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.