NCO Faults Legal Directory In Embezzlement Suit

Law360, New York (November 13, 2009, 2:38 PM EST) -- After the law firm it hired to compel collections allegedly embezzled more than $1.2 million through fake expense receipts, NCO Financial Systems is going after the legal directory that recommended Trauner Cohen & Thomas LLP, and the legal directory's insurers, in hopes of recouping the loss.

In a complaint lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Thursday, NCO accuses The General Bar Inc. of negligence and recklessness in its allegedly careless vetting of TCT, and in its misrepresentation of the...
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