Collaborative family law agreement scam by Marilyn Montgomery
Date First Reported: February 2012
Primary Name Associated: Marilyn Montgomery
Description of Potential Fraud:
Three lawyers in Ontario and one in the U.S. have notified us that they have been contacted by the purported Marilyn Montgomery with regards to a collaborative family law agreement dispute. This is a fraud we have seen before under several other names and similar scenarios. For details on how this fraud works and a full list of names attached to it see our Confirmed Fraud page.
Here is the initial email:
From: Marilyn Montgomery [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 11:52 AM
Subject: Attention Attorney
Complement of the season. I am Marilyn Montgomery. I am writing this firm in respect to my settlement with my separated husband (John Montgomery) I am currently on assignment in Asia . We had an out of court agreement (Collaborative Law Agreement) for him to pay $567,700.00 plus legal fees. He has only paid me $174,000.00 I am hereby requesting your firm to assist in collecting the balance from him. He is willing to pay me the balance but I would appreciate if your office handles the collection process from my ex Husband to avoid further delays or litigate this matter if he fails to pay as promised.
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