WSJ says an email scam is targeting lawyers in Rhode IslandAugust 6th, 2012 at 9:55 am by Ted Nesi under Nesi's Notes, On the Main Site
Jennifer Smith reports for The Wall Street Journal:
Law firms are becoming top prey for email scammers who exploit lawyers’ eagerness to take on new clients through the Internet. …
“I got one last week – a guy from England saying he had a judgment for some money from a company in Rhode Island and that he would be sending over a check,” said William J. Delaney, a Rhode Island lawyer and former president of the state bar association, which sends out email warnings to lawyers each time a new variation sweeps the state.