Ottawa lawyer J.L. Lee Mullowney informed us that he was contacted by the purported Thomas Moss looking to retain him with regards to a breach of a business loan agreement.
Well aware that he was being targeted for a fraud, Mr Mullowney called the fraudster up to challenge him on a number of incongruities on the matter (see below for the full details of the scam). He recorded the call and posted it to Youtube.
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“It can be very distressing,” said Ottawa lawyer J.L. Lee Mullowney. “Potential employers, your family, friends, they are going to see that when they Google your name.”
According to Mullowney, whether these postings are true is irrelevant because under Section 230 of The Communications Decency Act, website operators are not held responsible for content submitted or uploaded by third-party contributors. Read full article here.
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Lee Mullowney said Duffy “should be nervous in any event.”
“There wasn’t enough evidence to charge Wright but there’s been nothing to suggest that charges are not forthcoming against Duffy,” Mullowney said. Read full article here.
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