SRA Warnings: HCB Solicitors, Bray and Bray Solicitors and St Luce & Co Solicitors

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has issued three more warnings relating to fraudsters pretending to represent or impersonate solicitors in a bid to scam the public.

HCB Solicitors, Bray and Bray Solicitors and St Luce & Co Solicitors are all genuine firms which are authorised and regulated by the SRA.

The scams all involve bogus e-mail addresses and con artists pretending to be employees at the firms.

HCB’s genuine office is located at 691-693 Warwick Road, Solihull, B91 3DA and the legitimate firm’s telephone number is 0121 705 2255.

Bray & Bray Solicitors do not have anyone employed by the name of Mark White.

Their Leicester office is located at Spa Place, 36-42 Humberstone Road, Leicester, LE5 0AE. The legitimate firm’s telephone number 0116 254 8871.

Similarly, St Luce & Co do not have anyone employed by the name of David Moore. The office is located at 36a Peckham Rye, London SE15 4JR. The legitimate firm’s telephone number is 0207 635 9131.

Anyone with information about or dealings with anyone claiming to be these individuals, particularly if it involves the payment of money, should be reported to the police using the www.actionfraud.police.uk website.

Affected members of the public can also report the matter to the SRA via [email protected].

Solicitors should report the matter to the SRA red alert line on 0845 850 0999 or [email protected]. The alerts in full can be found at: www.sra.org.uk/consumers/news-alerts.page

 

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