New Scam Alerts
We have been notified of 2 new scams that are being sent via email
to people that we wish to make you aware of.
James Millar of Simpson Millar Chambers
This person is posing as working for a firm called Simpson Millar Chambers
(no such firm exists) and is writing to people outside of the UK relating to the administration of an estate of a deceased client
. The letter invites the recipient to apply for the release of the estate and requests the recipient to contact him via email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or to call +44 744 078 5191.
Franklin Baker LLP of Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors
This person is posing as working for our firm Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors
and is writing to people outside of the UK relating to the administration of an estate of a deceased client. The letter invites the recipient to apply for the release of the estate and requests the recipient to contact him via email@example.com or or to call +44 793 701 7689.
Unauthorised and unregulated
The SRA does not authorise or regulate any individual called James Millar or Franklin Baker LLP
, nor does it authorise or regulate Simpson Millar Chambers. Any business or transactions through the email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or franklin.baker1960outlook.com are not undertaken by a solicitor's practice or an individual authorised and regulated by the SRA.
Simpson Millar LLP is a genuine firm which is authorised and regulated by the SRA
. The genuine firm has a branch office in London and the genuine email address for Simpson Millar LLP is info @ simpsonmillar.co.uk and the contact telephone number for the head office (Leeds branch) is 0345 357 9000.There is no genuine solicitor called James Millar or Franklin Baker at Simpson Millar LLP.
What should I do if I receive a scam email?
- Never click on any links in the scam email
- Do not reply to the email or contact the senders in any way
- If you have clicked on a link in the email, do not supply any information on the website that may open
- Do not open any attachments that arrive with the email