At the Bar, we are hearing more and more stories about lawyers falling victim to fraudulent schemes – from money laundering to phony debt collection. To better educate yourself, read the Fraud Info Sheet by LawPRO of Canada. This info sheet contains red flags to beware of in both clients and transactions. For example: beware the new client from outside of the U.S. who needs you to complete a monetary transaction in a big rush.
In addition, you might want to read Internet Check Scams that Target Attorneys and Law Firms by Don Coker.