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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
In recent days, Lawyers Mutual has been alerted to a fax scam targeting North Carolina lawyers. The focus is on an unclaimed permanent life insurance policy for a deceased client of a Canadian law firm.
Posted in News Alerts
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
A referral business named “Pro Accident Injury Lawyers” is including names of North Carolina lawyers who are not participants in the referral service.
Posted in News Alerts
Thursday, June 4, 2020
If we truly believe in freedom and justice in this nation, then we need to embrace racial equality for all.
Posted in General News
Monday, April 6, 2020
State Bar issues ethics guidance on COVID-19’s impact on lawyer professional responsibility, including working remotely, using online services, and video conferencing.
Posted in General News
Monday, April 6, 2020
State Bar issues ethics advisory on lawyer’s professional responsibility regarding remote notarial acts and disbursing real estate closing funds prior to recording.
Posted in General News
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The North Carolina State Bar has learned that a scam targeting owners of timeshares has resurfaced in North Carolina.
Posted in News Alerts
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently provided the State Bar with a helpful checklist for use by victims of wire transfer fraud.
Posted in News Alerts
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The State Bar has recently learned of two separate email scams that appear to be targeting lawyers or individuals associated with the legal profession.
Posted in News Alerts
Monday, December 11, 2017
The NC State Bar has been notified of an email scam. The email is from “Ethics Board” and urges recipient to click on links to review complaints against the attorney. This is a malware scam - do NOT open.
Posted in News Alerts
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The State Bar participated in the Wire Fraud Prevention Best Practices webinar from the NC Closing Task Force.
Posted in General News
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