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Date First Reported: July 2011

Primary Name Associated: Jackie Lynn Graham

Description of Potential Fraud:

fraud-warning

An Ontario lawyer reported to LAWPRO that they received the message reproduced below from someone purporting to be Graham Jackie Lynn.

This is the same employee injury settlement scam attempted in the past under the names Sullivan Terry, Karen Clark, Michael Park and Gary Triestman.

The message received was as follows:

From: Graham jackie lynn grahamj.iynn@gmail.com
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 12:14 PM
Subject: Dear Counsel…

Dear Counsel,

I am seeking legal representation from your law firm regarding a breach
of Settlement agreement with my former employer due to the injury I
sustained while working for them. I need proper legal advice and
assistance to know the best way to handle this issue. If this is your
area of practice, please contact me to provide you with further
Information.

Regards,
Graham jackie lynn

How to handle a real or suspected fraud

If you have been targeted by any of these frauds, please forward any of the emails and supporting documents that you have received to fraudinfo@lawpro.ca.

If you suspect you are acting on a matter that might be a fraud, call LAWPRO at 1-800-410-1013 (416-598-5899). We will talk you through the common fraud scenarios we are seeing and help you spot red flags that may indicate you are being duped. This will help you ask appropriate questions of your client to determine if the matter is legitimate or not. If the matter you are acting on turns out to be a fraud and there is a potential claim, we will work with you to prevent the fraud and minimize potential claims costs.

If you have been successfully duped, please immediately notify LAWPRO as there may be a claim against you.

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