Employee injury settlement fraud by Graham Jackie Lynn
Date First Reported: July 2011
Primary Name Associated: Jackie Lynn Graham
Description of Potential Fraud:
An Ontario lawyer reported to LAWPRO that they received the message reproduced below from someone purporting to be Graham Jackie Lynn.
The message received was as follows:
From: Graham jackie lynn [email protected]
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 12:14 PM
Subject: 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
Graham jackie lynn
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