Red Alerts – Scams

Introduction

This page details notifications we have received on individuals and/ or organisations that have been fraudulently using or associating themselves with the identity of Elborne Mitchell LLP.

The aim of these fraudsters is to trick innocent people into engaging with and instructing them on unauthorised (sometimes inaccurate) legal advice; causing financial and other loss.

Elborne Mitchell LLP does not authorise any unapproved use of the LLP information and takes all matters of fraudulent use of our details and/ or scams linked to the LLP seriously. Elborne Mitchell LLP will report scams to the appropriate authorities as necessary and work with the regulator and authorities in their investigations.

Is my email from Elborne Mitchell LLP genuine? What do I do?

If the email ID from which an email came from does not end with @elbornes.com, this is not a genuine email from Elborne Mitchell LLP. Do not open any attachments or links contained therein and delete such emails received. If you wish to notify us of any concerns you have then please telephone us on +44 (0) 207 320 9000.

How to Report Scams/ Fraud

If you have been contacted by/ or aware of an individual you believe is fraudulently linking themselves and/ or using Elborne Mitchell LLP details please report the matter by telephoning us on +44 (0) 207 320 9000.

Alert Notices

The list below details known instances of potential fraudulent e-mails. These e-mails are often purporting to be from someone at Elborne Mitchell LLP using a similar e-mail address asking the recipient to contact them or click on a link.

Do not click links on any attachments you are not expecting.

If you receive a suspicious e-mail, please let us know by telephoning us on +44 (0) 207 320 9000.

E-Mail Alerts

Date

E-Mail address

Fraud Detail

Action

May 2022

timbrentnallsol@outlook.com; timbrentnall13@gmail.com

E-mails purporting to be from Timothy Brentnall asking for the recipient to contact him about an inheritance issue

Reported to SRA and Action Fraud

July 2022

tbrentnall65@gmail.com; brentinalltiim@gmail.com

E-mails purporting to be from Timothy Brentnall asking for the recipient to contact him about an inheritance issue

Reported to SRA

July 2022

covenyancer@elbornes.co.uk

E-mails purporting to be from Elborne Mitchell LLP asking the recipient to follow a link

Reported to SRA

March 2023

timbrentnalls@gmail.com; timbrentnallsol@outlook.com

E-mails purporting to be from Timothy Brentnall asking for the recipient to contact him about an inheritance issue, providing supposed proof of funds from a UK bank

Reported to SRA

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