Tag Archives: Due Diligence

Counterfeit Check Schemes Target Law Firms

An increase in reports of counterfeit check schemes targeting U.S. law firms has been reported by the FBI. Scammers send e-mails to lawyers, claiming to be overseas and seeking legal representation to collect delinquent payments from third parties in the U.S. The law firm receives a retainer agreement, invoices reflecting the amount owed, and a […]

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Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert

Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert The FBI today reminds Internet users who receive appeals to donate money in the aftermath of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti to apply a critical eye and do their due diligence before responding to those requests. Past tragedies and natural disasters have prompted individuals with criminal intent to solicit contributions purportedly […]

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