Lombardi Walsh is facing the consequences of taking on a client, the purported CEO of a Taiwanese company who was actually a scam artist who tricked the nine-lawyer firm into depositing a fake $384,700 check into its bank account and then wiring most of the sum overseas. Lombardi Walsh's experience presents a cautionary tale for other law firms, especially as such scams seem to be on the rise.
E-Mail Scams That Target Smaller Shops on the Rise
New York Law Journal
April 30, 2010