Police are warning people to be aware of a fraudulent site claiming to be a legal firm.

Essex Police published a warning on Facebook saying they are 'working to take the site down'.

The site works under than name actionfraudsolicitors.co.uk which you may be directed to through google.

In the post Essex Police said: "This site is not legitimate and is no way connected to Action Fraud.

"The site is purporting to be a legal firm and may ask for personal or financial information- Action Fraud will never ask you to make a payment in order to report or use their services.

"Action Fraud are working to have this site taken down, but if trying to report to Action Fraud please ensure you use the correct web address or call 0300 123 2040.

"If someone you know is vulnerable and has been a victim of fraud, please call Essex Police on 101."