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Mortgage Fraud – Red Flags

MORTGAGE FRAUD – RED FLAGS The mortgage advance exceeds the balance due on closing. Credits which are not referenced in the purchase agreement or in amendments to the purchase agreement are granted to the purchaser for purported reasons including the following: additional deposit gift promissory note renovations and repairs vendor take-back mortgage rebate for real...

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Fraud Alert

Dear Members: Attached you will find the several stages of a scam currently being proposed to our members, beginning with initial email contact and then followed by elaborations. This correspondence was forwarded to the Insurance Programme by one of our members. FRAUDULENT SCAM SCENARIO Sample Fraudulent Cheque Lawyers’ Insurance Programme Law Society of Newfoundland and...

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Your Professional Liability Insurance and Cyber Coverage

Your Professional Liability Insurance and Cyber Coverage Your Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance Group Policy with the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association (CLIA), which covers all insured lawyers in Newfoundland, has what is generally referred to as a “cyber coverage” exclusion. Condition 3.9.1 of your Insurance Policy excludes “claims arising out of or from damage to or...

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Benchers’ Reception – Thursday, December 6, 2012

Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Members: Please join us on Thursday, 6 December, 2012 for the annual Benchers’ Christmas Reception which will be held at the Law Society Building, 196-198 Water Street, 3rd Floor, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. We hope that you can all join us to kick off the Christmas season!...

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