Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The North Carolina State Bar has received inquiries from members of the public about letters sent to them by “Mason C. Donovan.” The letters indicate that Mason C. Donovan is a North Carolina lawyer practicing with the Charlotte firm “Donovan and Paquette.”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The State Bar first alerted North Carolina lawyers to the compromised email wire instructions fraud scheme in April 2015. Unfortunately, over two years later, North Carolina lawyers continue to fall prey to this scam, causing millions of dollars of losses to clients and law firms.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
A new phishing scam targeting State Bar members with deceptive emails has the potential to corrupt computer files. The fraudulent emails pretend to be sent by the State Bar or a state bar association.
Friday, January 08, 2016
The State Bar is aware of two scams targeting lawyers: an email based trust account scam and a fake check scam.