♫ There ain’t no such thing as easy money…♫
Words and Music by Rickie Lee Jones.
Law.com in an online article dated August 26, 2008: Lawyer falls prey to Pricey Internet Scam has reported that at least 7 lawyers in the USA have fallen prey to a collection scam that targets lawyers acting on collections. Details of how the scam works are set out in my blog from an entry in May, 2008: http://thoughtfullaw.com/2008/05/02/another-clever-fraud-scam/.
US lawyers are not the only ones affected; Canadian lawyers have been caught by a similar scam. Fraud attempts against lawyers appear to be on a rise; lawyers should be increasingly vigilant, since we all know that there ain’t no such thing as easy money.