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The Canadian arm of global legal giant Dentons fell prey to a sophisticated scam that resulted in the inadvertent transfer of $2.5 million in client funds to a fraudster’s Hong Kong account, according to a court ruling in Canada.

Scott Flaherty

Scott Flaherty, based in New York, covers the business of law with a focus on legal ethics, lawyer misconduct, conflicts-of-interest and litigation involving law firms. He can be reached at sflaherty@alm.com. On Twitter: @sflaherty18

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