Ontario man sentenced for pretending to be a lawyer

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A man has been sentenced to three years in prison for defrauding a lawyer he worked for.

Inayat Kassam, of Richmond Hill, Ont., was found guilty of fraudulently taking $6,000 from lawyer Adam Seif and of defrauding potential clients of almost $40,000 at the law firms he worked at.

Kassam held himself out as a lawyer to potential clients, whereas Seif hired Kassam in 2012 to work as a legal assistant and office manager.

Read more at Law Times News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.