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FraudInfo Fraud continues to be a significant and costly problem for LAWPRO.
Fraudsters are successfully duping lawyers and law clerks, and it’s not
just real estate lawyers who are being targeted. Litigation, business, IP and family law lawyers are frequent targets of bad cheque scams involving debt collections, business loans, licensing disputes, and spousal support payments.

Don’t be complacent and think you would never be fooled. These frauds
are very sophisticated. The matters will look legitimate, the fraudsters will be very convincing and the client ID and other documents you get will look real. The fake cheques have fooled bank tellers and branch managers. There may even be two or more people collaborating on both sides of a transaction to make the scenario more convincing.


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Equipment purchase fraud using the names Ben Van Uden and Wirtgen Nederland B.V.

fraud-warning

Three Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Ben Van Uden of Wirtgen Nederland B.V. looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud

Equipment purchase fraud using the names Sandra Lindstrom and Fluor Engineering

fraud-warning

Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Sandra Lindstrom of Fluor Engineering looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud
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