We have previously asked you to be on the alert for fraudulent activity involving individuals claiming to be members of our firm or our firm’s lawyers. Recently, we learned of a new case in which a monetary claim was made based on a copy of a notice bearing our firm’s name.
Please note the following cases that we have identified to date:
You should also be particularly aware that there have been several recent cases of individuals using the names of our firm or our lawyers in their communications on social networking sites, including the use of misleading and deceptive text and images.
If an unknown individual contacts you claiming to be a member of our firm or one of our lawyers, please refrain from responding immediately, and ensure that you have sufficiently verified their identity. In addition, we would greatly appreciate your informing us via the following contact information:
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Tel: +81-3-6889-7000 (general) (9:00-17:00)