Safeguarding against scams targeting law firms is a pervasive problem but precisely what constitutes effective due diligence particularly against cybercrime remains unclear. This is an area crying out for clear guidance on how firms can best protect client monies. Regular updates on how the scams operate and tell tale signs to look out for would also help firms to be more vigilant. This firm was unsuccessfully targeted last year by a well established and known scam - a heads up from the relevant authorities could have helped to identify that straight away.