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    • GHolmesAdmin
    • By GHolmesAdmin 17th Aug 19, 3:05 PM
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    Email Scam Warning
    • #1
    • 17th Aug 19, 3:05 PM
    Email Scam Warning 17th Aug 19 at 3:05 PM
    Just received this scam into an email I have only ever used for comping - and which incidentally does not feature any part of my name. Advice is to just delete, no snarky responding, because that potentially gives them more info about you.

    'This letter is notifying you of the death of my client. I am
    contacting you to inform you that a notice has been given by the
    bank that if no one comes forward for the claim of the assets of
    the deceased that it will be marked as ownerless and subsequently
    claimed by the Government.

    I am contacting you because you bear the same last name with my
    late client.I want to know if you are in anyway related to my
    late client.

    Please respond with your full name and contact telephone number.

    Best Regards,

    Adrian March
    Attorney at Law'
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    • Silvertabby
    • By Silvertabby 17th Aug 19, 3:34 PM
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    • #2
    • 17th Aug 19, 3:34 PM
    • #2
    • 17th Aug 19, 3:34 PM
    Sadly, some people will fall for this when 'greed' kicks in before 'common sense'.
    • GHolmesAdmin
    • By GHolmesAdmin 17th Aug 19, 3:39 PM
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    • #3
    • 17th Aug 19, 3:39 PM
    • #3
    • 17th Aug 19, 3:39 PM
    https://www.lawyer.ie/inheritance-scams/

    A lot of info here about this particular scam.
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 17th Aug 19, 9:12 PM
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    • #4
    • 17th Aug 19, 9:12 PM
    • #4
    • 17th Aug 19, 9:12 PM
    This particular one must be one of the oldest going since the internet was invented.
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • Chyna-s
    • By Chyna-s 18th Aug 19, 2:14 PM
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    • #5
    • 18th Aug 19, 2:14 PM
    • #5
    • 18th Aug 19, 2:14 PM
    Anyone stupid enough to believe this, I have a Bridge to sell them.
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