SCAMwatch email alert: New inheritance scams page on SCAMwatch [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

New inheritance scams page on SCAMwatch

The SCAMwatch website has added a new scam category. Follow the link below for information to help you avoid inheritance scams.

Inheritance scams
An inheritance scam is when a scammer contacts you out of the blue to tell you that you've been left, or are entitled to claim, a large inheritance from a distant relative or wealthy benefactor who has died overseas.

The scammer will pose as a lawyer, banker or other foreign official and will advise that the deceased left no other more.


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