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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 do.

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