The SRA has issued another warning to solicitors regarding criminal impersonation of solicitors conveyancers should take note and consider their risk management processes.
The alert is worded as follows:
Warning: [email protected] email address
12 July 2012
Information received from the SRA indicates that the email address [email protected] and mobile telephone number 07924551313 are not legitimate contact details for solicitor’s practice Guy Clapham & Co.
The SRA has been informed that a number of individuals have been sent emails purportedly from Guy Clapham of Guy Clapham & Co from email address "[email protected]" relating to obtaining the benefit of an abandoned investment.
Guy Clapham & Co is a genuine firm which is authorised and regulated by the SRA and Guy Clapham is a Manager/Partner of the firm and a solicitor. The office is located at 51-55 Weymouth Street, London. The firm’s legitimate telephone number is 0207 9351095.
Any business or transactions through the email address of [email protected], or via the telephone number 07924551313 are not undertaken by a solicitor’s practice or an individual authorised or regulated by the SRA.