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Further scam emails in our name

We have seen a number of both new and familiar scams reported to us in recent weeks. These include fraudsters pretending to be from us, related organisations or law firms
 
SRA email scam
 
A large number of firms received an email claiming to be from us which probably contained a link that would have allowed malware to be installed on their internal IT systems.
 
You can find out more about that in our Scam Alert.
 
Other scam alerts
 
We are often contacted by firms or members of the public to say that they have received emails or calls from criminals claiming to be a solicitor. The names are sometimes made up, or the scammers have stolen the identity of a legitimate practice.
 
If you want to know more about the high-risk scams that could affect your business, our round-up brings together the latest risks and advice on how to help keep your firm safe.
 
https://www.sra.org.uk/consumers/scam-alerts/scams-round-up