Scam alert round up

Here are the most recent scam alerts issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Emails from a Tim Fitcher claiming to be a Solicitor The SRA have been informed of emails sent out int he name of Tim Fitcher, Partner, claiming to be a Solicitor. The email states “kindly find attached new lease contract for […]

Cyber insurance & social engineering loss

Cyber security has become an increasingly important discussion point for those responsible for managing risk within legal service providers over the past twelve months. With more and more publicity surrounding the vulnerability of technology, risk averse firms are increasingly resorting to cyber liability mitigation and insurance products as a key component of their risk management […]

Conveyancing cybercrime – Are you as safe as houses?

Cybercrime among conveyancing transactions is on the rise, with fraudsters using ever-more sophisticated ways to trick unsuspecting house buyers and even professional conveyancers out of hundreds of thousands of pounds. Conveyancing is seen as a lucrative target by criminals, as intercepting just one transaction can reap high rewards. The main activities used against conveyancers and […]