- Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Reports of cybercrime from law firms reached record levels in the first quarter of this year, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has said. The figures are contained in the regulator’s latest Risk Outlook, which for the first time includes questionable investment schemes involving solicitors.
Tags: cybercrime, money laundering, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Thursday, 28 April 2016
Law firms need to guard against the type of cybercrime called ‘CEO fraud’, according to the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The fraud involves spoof e-mails apparently sent in the name of a senior manager to accounts staff authorising urgent cash transfers.
Tags: CEO fraud, cybercrime, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Solicitors
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