Last year, a Canadian man thought he had wired $120,000 to his law firm for the purchase of a Pompano Beach, Florida, property. In fact, he sent the money to a third party purporting to be the attorneys, according to a new suit.

The plaintiff retained the 15-lawyer Miami firm Levine, Kellogg, Lehman, Schneider + Grossman, and sued his former lawyer at the Oates & Oates boutique, a closing agent hired by the property’s seller, and their respective firms for negligence in early October. The case on Monday moved from a Broward County court to federal court in Florida’s Southern District.

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