Deeds statement through Dropbox: Don't click
In an all-too common fraud, the name of a (genuine) Auckland lawyer is being used to send email messages which invite the recipient to click on a link.
The message, which is headed "E-Docs" refers to a "Deed Statement".
Anyone who receives such an email is cautioned against clicking on the link as it could link to malware.
The message reads as follows:
"I have just sent you a Deeds Statement through Drop-box, Click Here to view this document.
[Genuine name and contact details of New Zealand lawyer]
Last updated on the 27th July 2016