- By James Ferguson
The Police Service of Northern Ireland Cyber Crime Centre have alerted the Law Society of Northern Ireland to the continued use of compromised email accounts and mail forwarding as a means of potentially exploiting local firms and their clients.
Cyber fraud is a real and increasing threat, particularly the risk of criminal intercepting emails and fraudulently changing legitimate bank account details with the objective of stealing your money.
Please note that Ferguson & Company’s bank account details will not change during the course of a transaction and we will not email you a change in bank details, nor should you email your bank details to us or any other organisation.
You should be vigilant and ensure caution at all times when responding to any requests for your bank details.
Always directly telephone Ferguson & Company to verify any unusual request. We will not accept responsibility if you transfer money into an incorrect bank account.
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