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May 21, 2020

New Employment Severance Fraud Scam Targets Virginia Attorneys

The Virginia State Bar is asking all lawyers to be wary of a scam in which a potential client claiming wrongful termination requests legal assistance with an employee severance agreement from Cardinal Health. The lawyer then receives a cashier’s check to deposit which is fake. 

The scammers have been claiming to be former employees of Cardinal Health which is untrue, and the company has asked that the VSB warn lawyers of what has become a nationwide scam targeting smaller law firms.

Updated: May 21, 2020