Scammers vs. lawyers vs. bankers

It's kinda hard to know who, if anyone, to feel sympathy for here. (Thanks, Bob!)
Lawyer falls for Nigerian e-mail scam, sues Wells Fargo
bizjournals.com

An Edina law firm that lost nearly $400,000 in a Nigerian wire-fraud scam is claiming that Wells Fargo, which handled the fund transfers, should cover its losses. The Star Tribune reports on the lawsuit by Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, which three years ago received an e-mail from someone purporting to be a Korean woman who needed the firm's help to collect a settlement... In his suit, Robert Milavetz argues that Wells Fargo & Co. should have recognized the red flags involved.

Law/Police/Crime Scams

Posted on Wed Apr 11, 2012



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