An escrow officer voluntarily canceled her limited practice officer certification in lieu of further discipline after she allegedly wired nearly $2 million in client escrow funds during a scam, according to the Limited Practice Board of the Washington Bar Association’s statement of alleged misconduct filed on Wednesday.

A. Lynn Rivera, the owner and designated escrow officer of Escrow Services of Washington, is accused of making several unauthorized wire transfers, totaling approximately $1.97 million of client escrow funds, in September and October, according to the statement of alleged misconduct. Her voluntary cancellation became effective Wednesday.

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