Scammer diverts nearly $500,000 from Boies Schiller bank account

Wells Fargo is now seeking indemnity from JPMorgan Chase

A fraudster who diverted half a million dollars from a bank account belonging to the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner has sparked a lawsuit between two major banks.

In January 2011, a person who called himself Devrin Anderson contacted Mike Robertson, the founder of InstaPayPlan, a company that facilitates bank-to-bank transactions between jewelry sellers and buyers. Anderson claimed he was a lawyer from Boies Schiller and told Robertson that his firm was helping to liquidate a client’s jewelry estate and needed assistance in transferring the funds from one of the firm’s Wells Fargo & Co. accounts to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. account.

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