The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has issued a warning of con artists claiming to be from legitimate solicitor Lynne Rowlinson at Rowlinsons Solicitors Limited.
The SRA has been informed that a number of individuals across the country have been sent emails purportedly from Lynne Rowlinson, alleging the recipient that they may be entitled to the benefit of a deceased client’s estate.
The emails that have been reported are in Lynne Rowlinson’s name, but other letters connected with this fraud may not always use these details.
Rowlinsons Solicitors is a genuine firm which is authorised and regulated by the SRA. Lynne Rowlinson is a solicitor and is no longer a consultant at the firm.
The email address [email protected] is not a legitimate email address for the solicitors practice Rowlinsons Solicitors or Lynne Rowlinson.
Any business or transactions through the email address of [email protected] are not undertaken by a solicitor’s practice or an individual authorised or regulated by the SRA.
Any information about or dealings with individuals via the email address [email protected], particularly if it involves the payment of money, should be reported to the police.