FRAUD ALERT: BC lawyers fall victim to social engineering scam

The following is an excerpt from a fraud alert recently posted to the Law Society of British Columbia, with a scenario that could also…

FRAUD ALERT: Trust Account Shortfall in Old-Fashioned Cheque Scam

What follows is not a new fraud. But it serves as a reminder that old-fashioned low tech frauds still exist. A N.S. lawyer had…

FRAUD ALERT: Scam targets new immigrants

The Government of Canada’s Anti-Fraud Centre is now warning new Canadian immigrants about a very serious scam. According to their site, with this scam,…

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FRAUD ALERT: Phony buyers in real estate transactions

An alert recently posted by the Law Society of New Brunswick involved a member from the Moncton area being presented with a forged bank…

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FRAUD ALERT: Forged eTransfer/gift card purchase emails

Be advised that numerous Nova Scotia lawyers and/or their staff continue to receive the following type of “spoofing” email scam attempt (emails that falsely…

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