Please be aware that criminals may pose as someone from Withers in order to carry out scams or frauds.
We are aware of a number of fraudulent emails and messages on various platforms which are being received by individuals in various parts of the world, claiming to be from Withers, or impersonating individuals working for or otherwise representing Withers. These emails or messages may, for example, indicate that the addressee of the email has inherited a substantial sum of money, and will usually ask the recipient for personal information or pay a faked Withers invoice in order to claim such funds or falsify documents using public images available to them. Please note that such emails or messages are not from Withers, nor are we involved in any way with such emails. These communications have been sent by parties using our name without authorisation. Accordingly, neither Withers nor any of its partners, employees or consultants will be responsible for any losses incurred in connection with such fraudulent attempts.
We do report incidents and fraudulent attempts to the relevant authorities and take steps to try to prevent further incidents. We strongly advise that you ignore any such emails which you may receive or seek validation of legitimacy from our firm of any communications which you believe could be bogus. You should not respond or communicate further with the person who sent the email or messages to you, nor should you reveal personal information or send any money unless you are completely sure that any parties and transactions are genuine. There are a number of public services that provide guidance and support on fraud and scams and how to prevent it.
If you have been impacted by fraud you should contact your local jurisdictional fraud agency or police for reporting and assistance.