Law firm out $2.1 million in African fraud

· Miscellany

Collateral damage from the Nigerian scam:

The FBI said Poet, a bookkeeper for a small Berkley law firm, embezzled $2.1 million from the firm’s accounts between February and August, after scam organizers persuaded her to wire huge amounts of money to bank accounts in South Africa and Taiwan to expedite the transfer of money to the United States.

[Detroit Free Press] (via Philm Freax)