The text of these emails and faxes provide fraudulent details and seek to and invite unwary individuals into a deception which would involve them in personal financial loss.
If you are the recipient of such an email please note we are fully aware of this email scam and wish to advise you that we are in the process of reporting this matter to the Economic Crimes Unit at Scotland Yard and the Bar Council, the regulatory body for barristers in England and Wales. Please do not contact Chambers directly as we are unable to respond to phone, fax or letters.
For more detailed information on this type of scam see the section entitled "Fraud Alert - 419 Fraud" at http://www.met.police.uk/fraudalert/419.htm which is the Scotland Yard page providing advice on how to deal with scam emails. Under no circumstances should you reply to a bogus email of this kind or attempt to contact any phone numbers they supply.