Troy Law Firm Scammed out of $112,500

TROY, MI – The law firm of Eaman & Gabbara PLLC, located in Troy, reported that from January 29th to February 14th, 2019, they were contacted by a subject via e-mail requesting legal assistance for a contract between an off-shore drilling company and a business in Pontiac.
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The company then was contacted by a third party who informed the law firm they were sending a check in the amount of $135,000 as a deposit and to pay for the inspection of drilling equipment as well as to pay for legal fees.  The law firm deposited the check and were requested to wire $112,500 to a bank in Mexico which was completed.

The law firm became suspicious and attempt to stop the check but the funds were withdrawn.  The original check came bank from the bank as being fraudulent.

The law firm provides legal representation in state, federal, criminal and immigration courts.