Fraud: Alerts and Risk Management

The Law Society and the Lawyers Insurance Fund regularly communicate fraud alerts and risk management information to lawyers.

Fraud Alerts

Fraud Alerts
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Fraud risk management

Lawyers as tools or dupes of fraudster clients:

Bad cheque scam (fake certified cheques and other negotiable instruments) – includes some of the different names and documents fraudsters have used in BC.

Fraudulent investment schemes

Real estate: value and identity frauds

Employee fraud

Other scams and risks

To manage other risks unrelated to fraud, including limitations and deadlines, practice management and risks by area of practice, see Preventing claims.