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Hawaii attorneys targeted in scam

Hawaii attorneys are being targeted in a scam in which a check is sent to an attorney from a “client” and the attorney is supposed to deduct a retainer and wire back the difference.

In one such scam received by Chapter 7 trustee David Farmer, the amount was for $165,800 from Shanghai Simyi Auto Parts Industry Co. in China.

“I’m trying to get the word out to as many people as possible,” Farmer said. “Bad stuff.”

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