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Law Firm Warns: Don't Deposit Bogus Cashier Checks Seemingly Drawn on Our Account


An Arkansas law firm is warning colleagues and consumers to think twice before depositing a cashier’s check that appears to be drawn on its account.

Someone has been sending out bogus checks that appear to come from McCutchen & Sexton but don’t, the Ft. Smith trial firm says in a fraud alert posted on its website.

The firm has also notified law enforcement authorities about the scam, reports KARK 4 News.

Earlier related coverage:

ABAJournal.com: “Bad-Check Schemes Targeting Lawyers Are ‘Increasingly Sophisticated’ “

ABAJournal.com: “Zombie Servers Put Law Firm in Midst of Internet ‘Litigation’ Blitz”

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