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Fake lawyer cons woman and business partners out of $8,000, victim says

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A Mid-South woman and her business partner said they were conned by a fake lawyer. They’re now warning others, so they don’t become the next victim.

The woman said she became suspicious after the supposed ‘lawyer’ started lying about their court cases and asking for money orders.

After vetting him out, she said she found he had a lengthy criminal history and no documentation that he is a licensed lawyer.

FOX13 can’t identify the suspect because there is no legal documentation tying him to this current case.

“It’s absolutely ludicrous that he’s out here preying on people,” Tora Griffin of Marion, Ark. said.

When Griffin met a man at a family funeral who said he was an attorney, she said she had no reason to think he wasn’t telling the truth.

“He made it seem like he was only charging us for the filing fee for the acquired titles, and we had several properties that needed acquired titles,” she said.

Griffin and her business partner run…

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