Internet scams

There have recently been a number of reported cases where websites of various chambers have been “high jacked” by fraudsters in an attempt to deceive people into parting with their money.

The use of Chamber’s logo and specific reference to legitimate barristers is an attempt to lend credibility to this illegal behaviour. This is a novel and more sophisticated development to the old “Nigerian” scam and practitioners are asked to be vigilant against such practices.
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