Conveyancer and client duped

A couple who sold their property failed to get the £98,000 proceeds because they and their solicitor were duped by a fraudster who intercepted their emails. The fraudster managed to generate fake emails posing as both parties – solicitors Powell & Co of Sutton Coldfield and their clients Max and Davinder Deluca. In doing so the fraudster managed to reassure the Delucas that the transaction had successfully completed by pretending to be their conveyancer Powell & Co. They defrauded the real bona fide conveyancers at Powell & Co by posing at the Delucas.
Read more at Mortgage Finance Gazette…


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