Allen & Overy warn of scam using the firm's name operating in European countries

 Allen & Overy has warned that a scam using the firm’s name is currently operating in a number of countries, including Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.

The fraud has consisted of an email which comes from a ‘Dr Jur Thomas Boss’, in the examples seen to date, and originates from a Gmail account incorporating the words ‘allenovery’, rather than the legitimate ‘@allenovery.com’ email address.

The email offers for sale, at heavily discounted prices, optical goods such as binoculars or night vision devices originating from the liquidation of a French trading company called ‘Schmidt & Bender — analtytikjena DOCTER - NIGHT-TRONIC — MAKURA — SWAROVSKI — ZEISS — me-opta — Steiner’ and attaches price lists for those items. It also includes the contact number 00316 27 110589 and the contact email konkursverwalter@lawyer.com.

These emails are fraudulent and do not originate from Allen & Overy. Neither the above names nor the products are known to Allen & Overy. Please contact the police in your local jurisdiction to report the fraud.

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Overview

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
UK
http://www.allenovery.com

Turnover (£m): 1,189.00
No. of lawyers: 2,304
Jurisdiction: UK
No. of offices: 11
No. of qualified lawyers: 273