Important Information – Protecting Yourself From Fraud

Important Information – Protecting Yourself From Fraud

We would like to alert you that Brown Shipley has been informed of attempted frauds being perpetrated using the Brown Shipley name, relating to the opening of high interest deposit accounts.

We would like to alert you that Brown Shipley has been informed of attempted frauds being perpetrated using the Brown Shipley name, relating to the opening of high interest deposit accounts.  The fraudulent activity links to a brownshipleyam.com domain with an associated email address of advisor@brownshipleyam.com.

This domain and the associated email address have not been registered by Brown Shipley, are not legitimate and are linked to fraudulent activity.  Brown Shipley is taking necessary steps to have the domain and associated email deactivated.  It is possible that fraudsters may attempt to contact you using this domain, so we ask that you remain vigilant. Other domains that may be being used illegitimately include brownshipleygroup.com or brownsshipley.co.uk.

Brown Shipley’s genuine email and website addresses are detailed below for your reference:

For further support, take a look at our ‘How to protect yourself from fraud’ guide, which provides examples of fraudulent activity and useful tips on how to keep safe.  We would encourage you to familiarise yourself with this guide.

If you have any questions or queries, please contact your usual Brown Shipley Adviser or if you suspect that you have become a victim of fraud or attempted fraud, please contact Brown Shipley immediately on: 0800 916 6911* or email our dedicated fraud mailbox at: BSCo.fraud@brownshipley.co.uk

Fiona Woodhouse
Chief Risk Officer

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This article contains general information only and is not intended to constitute financial or other professional advice or a recommendation that any recipient of this information should make any particular investment decision. Always consult a suitably qualified financial advisor on any specific financial matter or problem that you have.

Except insofar as liability under any statute cannot be excluded, neither Brown Shipley nor any employee or associate of them accepts any liability (whether arising in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise) for any error or omission in this article or for any resulting loss or damage whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise suffered by the recipient of this article.

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