For some years now, some clever scam artists have bilked many otherwise bright and clever lawyers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.  I myself have received this same email dozens of times.  They always go like this: "Hi, my ex lives in your jurisdiction (note the scammers never actually name your state or city).

You only think that what you are posting will remain anonymous on the world wide web.  A federal prosecutor in New Orleans learned that painful lesson recently.  First Assistant U.S. Attorney Jan Mann had been posting anonymous comments on a New Orleans Time Picayune website under the online alias of "eweman."  Her comments were directed