09 January 2020
Scammers sending fake CEO / Principal / MD emails to staff
The Law Society has been
contacted by a number of solicitor firms who have reported numerous attempts to
steal money and data from their firm.
It would appear that scammers
have targeted these firms obtaining senior staff email addresses from their
websites and then sending fake emails purporting to come from the CEO, MD,
Senior solicitor or finance officer to various staff requesting the transfer of
funds or purchase of vouchers.
The following video below explains the scam and what you can
Scammers are targeting your firm watch this video