It's not like lawyers need to give mankind any more reasons to dislike them.
But after you read what these four litigators tried to pull off, you might find more room in the 'lawyer's really are conniving weasels' part of your brain.
Michael Herskowitz, Yariv Katz, Yisroel Steinberg and Sandford Solny have been indicted for alleged deception.
The scam was to get elderly and vulnerable homeowners to sign away their homes and then stick them with mortgages.
Queens DA Richard Brown said: "Instead of tossing the victims a lifeline, the defendants were creating a financial nightmare."
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