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Property buyers 'hit by scammers posing as their lawyers'

Law Society says two cases have been brought to its attention, including one involving unspecified but significant losses

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President of the Law Society Gregory Vijayendran said the two incidents, which happened in late April and early May, have raised serious concern.


SCAMMERS are targeting property buyers by impersonating their lawyers handling the transactions - and then fraudulently asking for funds to be transferred to them.

Two law firms recently encountered such "serious and alarming" scams in quick succession, one of which had a...

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