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2020 is an extremely dangerous time to be dealing with property transactions if necessary checks are not followed. Make sure your livelihood isn’t at risk. Make sure your Solicitor/Conveyancer uses Lawyer Checker.

Three high profile property fraud incidents in less than a week

First-time buyers lose £94K in conveyancing scam

Two young first-time buyers have sadly lost £94,000 after a fraudster intercepted emails between themselves and their solicitor.

Fraudster steals £55k in conveyancing scam

Leicester Crown Court has sentenced Surjan Roopra, 29 to 18 months imprisonment after he pled guilty to converting £55,000.

The challenges of verifying identity when the client is abroad

Verifying a client’s identity is time-consuming and adds significant cost to the bottom line, but what are the challenges with those clients that you never meet, because they instruct from abroad?

Over a Quarter of Law Firm Websites Unsecure

Our research has shown that out of 100 law firms surveyed, 26% haven’t adopted Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), the standard technology for keeping an internet connection secure.

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