Lawyers’ identities are being used for fake websites and solicitations, according to a recent warning from the FBI. If you have been a victim of an internet scam or have received an email that you believe was an attempted scam, the FBI wants you to file a complaint at www.IC3.gov.

“Fake law firms are not new, but legal consumers’ reliance on and trust in the internet is causing a proliferation of fake lawyer websites,” according to AllBusiness.com. “Website scams, which impact a variety of legal practice areas, employ tactics that may include identity theft and brand hijacking of legitimate lawyers and firms.

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