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Anonymous
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2015-08-28 13:33:31
Wills/Probate Scam
URGENT AND PERSONAL LETTER
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
   Joseph Williams
Email Address:
   josephwilliams@accountant.com
Fax:
   1801-527-6356
Letter received August 28, 2015:
"I am an accountant and independent underwriting consultant, I work for one of the offshore financial institutions here in United States. I am aware that this letter has come to you as a surprise as we have not met before or handle any business deal in the past. Nevertheless, I has contacted you with genuine intentions.
I got your contact information when going through an old file of one of my deceased Client by the name Carl ********, a Canadian citizen, whom lived here in the United States, for over two decades prior to his death. He died a few years ago.
Our Financial institution (Claim Department) has issued me a notice to provide the beneficiary to the Estate of His unclaimed life insurance masterpiece fixed deposits of US$4.2 Million."
. . . and it goes on from there to ask you to provide "your full name and address, Occupation, phone/fax, email address and your ref number on this letter"
"Contact me through my email address or fax, for more details and the procedures of this claim. Make sure that you have a fax machine or email address in order to process your Claim."
The return address on the envelope was "Arbonne International CA 9400 Jeronimo Road Irvine CA 92618 USA"
The letter was posted in Canada with postage paid 3852865.
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