Yes, even sophisticated, well-educated attorneys have been the victims of scams. Not all of them are run by a guy in his mom's basement; there are sometimes complex criminal organizations behind the deception. Even firms who routinely perform significant due diligence have been duped for thousands of dollars. In fact, one scam was so clever it successfully tricked over eighty different firms. But not all hope is lost. Being aware of the issue and taking the right precautions can prevent you or your firm from becoming the next headline.