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Customer: Need to find if law office if legit. Have License # from letter head, but company domain and emails have now changed in the middle of real estate transaction
JA: Can you confirm which state you're in? It will help the Lawyer give you a specific answer since laws can vary by location.
Customer: I am in GA, but law office is in New York city
JA: Do you have any court dates or documents relevant to this situation?
Customer: All email documents and phone conferences...
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: They're asking for additional fees from "customs"(transaction was a sale of property rights in Mexico)
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

They can't check law offices but you can check a specific attorney. Are you looking to see if a specific attorney is licensed?
Customer
Aaron (old website: davidhaaronlaw.com, but now the "paralegal team" answers from:***@******.***)
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Customer
They had a license number on letterhead, but keep referring me to negotiate with Mexican & buyers' lawyer. Another "fee from customs" is being required
Customer
34;Mexican customs" who seized my proceeds, that were mailed and NOT wired as directed
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

is this a new york attorney?

Customer
Hi
Customer
Letterhead:
***** ***** Aaron law office***** New York, NY 10022
Reg #:(###) ###-####
Customer
Found an attorney database with the name listed, but no address and other fields are blank. Reg # matched
Customer
They've now sent a Debt Settlement Letter, to state my funds would be returned after sale completed
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

Is his name ***** *****?

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Khari P., Esq., Expert

I do not see an attorney with the name ***** ***** at reg(###) ###-####/p>

Customer
With registration/license#(###) ###-####
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

I do not see that registration number for a ***** ***** in new york. There are  8 attorney with the name ***** ***** but none have that registration number

Customer
Sending copy of doc (no banking or ppi info is included)
Customer
Customer attachment 9/22/2022 7:24:23 PM
Customer
I asked the 'Admin' if their domain / website had changed and was immediately transferred to assigned 'paralegal'
Customer
go threats of legal actions if sale not completed
Customer
Customer attachment 9/22/2022 7:27:30 PM
Customer
The ***** ***** was introduced as buyer's lawyer, who threatened legal action.
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

The lawyer's name is ***** ***** Aaron and he is currently registered with the New York State Bar as a practicing attorney

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Khari P., Esq., Expert

however there is no address on file for the attorney. that is a little unusual though

Customer
the database I spoke on was correct, and I'd noted before, NO info was completed on this individual
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

yes

Customer
Now looking at address:*****
Customer
Just contacted property manager at office bldg, she recognized the name AND said others were also looking for same individual who does not have an office space in the bldg. They are already investigating it as a fraud
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

Interesting.

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Khari P., Esq., Expert

Also, in NY attorneys never use their registration numbers upon identifying themselves. I do not even know my registration number. You only go by name. Very rarely do attorneys in NY need to go by their registration numbers, if ever.

Customer
Read that last night. They have contacted my property, who had given the ok to sell... the "buyer" was on the approved list, as they help owners to avoid scams
Customer
Would you recommend I respond accordingly?
Customer
Thinking of contacting FTC, Attorney General's office again, and BBB. Any remarks?
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

the office of court administration, the bar ethics committee and the police.

Customer
Noted. I'd submitted inquiry to Attorney General office prior. Will move fwd with recommended NOW!
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

good luck

Customer
Thanks for the follow-up email. I have a letter drafted to send tonight. Included general "specifics" as to why I'm questioning whether they are a legit legal firm (with questionable practices)
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Khari P., Esq., Expert

ok. I wish you luck.

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