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See, e.g., Jennifer Smith, In Email, Scammers Take Aim at Lawyers, Wall St. J. (Aug. 5, 2012, 7:09 PM), 0443517104577571453933076304 (“Law firms are becoming top prey for email scammers who exploit lawyers’ eagerness to take on new clients through the Internet.”). 2 See N.Y.C. Bar Ass’n Comm. on Prof’l Ethics, Formal Op. 2015-3 (2015) (discussing lawyers who fall victim to Internet scams), http:// opinions/2161-formal-opinion-2015-3lawyers-who-fall-victim-to-internet-scams (outlining steps that can be taken to avoid being a 1 www.vtb \