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Four U.S. firms are among a group of legal practices that have been targeted by scammers since the start of the coronavirus crisis. 

Shearman & Sterling; Debevoise & Plimpton; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; and Latham & Watkins have all been subject to a range of scamming attempts, according to information published on the U.K. Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) website. 

Other firms such as CMS, Blake Morgan and Winckworth Sherwood have also been targeted by fraudsters. In total, 23 separate scam attempts have been recorded by the SRA since the start of the U.K.’s coronavirus lockdown March 23. 

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Simon Lock

Simon joined Legal Week in June 2019 after finishing his degree at City, University of London. His areas of focus are legal tech, insurance, and intellectual property. [email protected]

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