LMS was made aware by a number of law firms that they had received suspicious emails that looked very similar to a genuine LMS Charge Registration email. LMS has subsequently investigated the source of the email which originated from a temporary mailbox outside of LMS, the domain name is exchanges329e7engleharts.live
LMS has reported the matter to the Action Fraud and is advising its customers and partners of the incident. We have also placed the following message on our Conveyancer Zone web page https://www.lmsuk.com/conveyancerzone
ALERT: We are aware of firms receiving emails purporting to be from LMS. We are currently investigating this matter. If you receive a suspicious email please do not click on any of the links contained in the message. If you have questions or queries then please contact LMS IT Support on 0343 221 0610
Furthermore we would advise the following:
- Customers/partners of LMS should be vigilant and check that messages that appear to be sent by LMS are actually originated from @lms.com. If unsure please contact LMS IT Support
- Don’t reply to any email that asks you for any personal information.
- Don’t open or download any files attached to a suspicious email.
- Don’t click any of the links that appear in the email.