Lawyers and clients beware: Spoof phone calls may direct funds to scammers-ABA Journal

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BY MARTHA NEIL

Scammers may be "spoofing" phone numbers of attorneys--tricking caller ID into displaying whatever phone number the scammer wants it to display. According to the state bar, when unsuspecting clients answer the phone, they are then told they need to pay additional money to their attorney and are given a toll-free phone number to call. When they call that number, they are told how to send money to the scammer.

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