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About Tim Lemieux

Tim Lemieux Tim Lemieux is the CPSR and Claims Analyst at LAWPRO. He investigates TitlePLUS title insurance claims, and analyses LAWPRO claims data to aid in the creation of the practicePRO initiative risk management presentations, articles and web content for lawyers.


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More examples of cyber criminals taking advantage of Covid-19 disruption

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Cyber criminals are constantly updating their methods to take advantage of current events, and the disruption caused by Covid 19 and many people now working remotely has provided them with a new opportunities, as explained in Beware of cybersecurity risks during COVID-19 and working from home. This CBC News article Email, text message attacks surge… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention

Equipment purchase scam using the names Stan Walters and ABI Equipment Limited

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Lawyers in Ontario and the U.S. have notified us that they received an email from the purported Stan Walters of ABI Equipment Limited 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… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Warnings, Equipment / Inventory Purchase Fraud

U.S. Federal Trade Commission releases cybersecurity resources for small businesses

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has just released cybersecurity resources for small business. They were developed after the FTC hosted roundtables to ask business owners what they needed to deal with the threat of cybercrime. While not specifically aimed at law firms, the cyber issues and dangers they face are often the same as any… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention, Technology
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