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Queensland Lawyers Warned About Trust Account Scam

Posted on August 2, 2009 by | 0 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   The Queensland Law Society has warned its solicitor members of an attempted  trust account scam that had been brought to the Society’s attention. A Queensland law firm had been contacted by individuals who purported to be associated with a large international company trying to recover outstanding debts from Australian companies. The law firm was instructed not to contact the debtor company. The firm soon received a cheque...

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Fraud Alert

Posted on October 29, 2008 by | 1 Comment
          The Queensland Law Society has issued the following Fraud Alert: It has come to the Society’s attention that a property seller in Queensland has been approached by, what purports to be, a UK-based law firm called ‘Baur and Associates’. The Associate/Department Head from that firm, ‘Catanese Palacios’ has advised the seller that (s)he acts for a client who is interested in purchasing the seller’s property and requests the seller to...

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