Phone Scam – February 8, 2018

A local woman called this afternoon indicating she had received a voicemail from our office requesting credit card information.  I verified that nobody in our office had ever heard of this particular person, and that nobody in our office made such a call.  It would appear, then, that someone is spoofing our office’s phone number in an attempt to defraud people of money.
Caller ID is quite easy to manipulate.  Many smartphone apps permit a caller to select the number they appear to be calling from. The Federal Communications Commission offers this information about Caller ID “spoofing.”
Here, the caller poses as a law firm attempting to collect on a debt.  Some firms (particularly collection law firms) make similar, legitimate phone calls, …

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Regional Chamber Honors Johnson & Johnson with Award

The Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce has awarded our law firm with the ninth Canfield Area Council Business Pride Award.  This award recognizes our high ethical, moral and professional standards, as well as our commitment to economic development here in Canfield.  Our friends over at the Business Journal wrote a nice article about it.
It’s wonderful to be recognized for our hard work.  We feel very blessed doing business in Canfield, and are pleased to contribute to its growth.
 

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