We are seeing a sharp increase in cyber attacks against law firms and their clients, where the goal is to divert wire payments to fraudsters’ accounts. When money gets diverted, the lawyer is out funds. Use this checklist for every transaction that involves wiring funds from your trust account.
The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.