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Township of Langley, British Columbia, Canada
|+6 Mailed beneficiary settlement |
|Saskatoon (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) Added the following extra information on :2016-04-08 12:30:41|
April 7th 2016 I received a letter from Davis Barker claiming he had found me through some data base. Because of my last name he writes that someone who passed away with the same name and had lost all of his family and left 5.5 million USD. Wants me to fax only some contact information. Says to keep this quiet and not to tell anyone. In the letter he states he has mailed it from Markham Ontario while in Canada on business. The name on the envelope is Vesco Investment Group. After a bit of research I found it is in South Africa. Looked up the address and it was a graveyard. Just got off the phone with my brother who lives in a different city and he got the identical one within the last 2 or 3 days as well. I will not be responding to this scam.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2016-04-01 22:50:20|
Similar to the one stated above, settling an estate of someone with the same last name. Give information and keep it private.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2016-02-16 19:40:19|
Received in the mail by Canada post. Letter claims that following his research, my name is the same as a wealthy magnate that has died with his entire family leaving a $5.5 million USD life insurance policy. It asks me to contact the agency to claim the money. But to please keep this letter private for security reasons. It also asks me to contact him if or if not i am willing to accept this money.
It also states it was mailed to me while he was in Canada working to explain the Canadian return address on the envelope.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2016-02-10 01:09:36|
claim 5.5 million by responding to this letter.
|Anon #2 (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada) Added the following extra information on :2015-10-07 16:38:10|
Same as first scam: "Your [insert last name] came up in an inheritance for the deceased [wealthy and influential person with no obituary] from [insert country], please don't tell anyone, but contact immediately to gain it."
The mailing envelope being from Toronto was excused as Larry Scott working overseas in Canada versus in his office in UK, at this unnamed financial institution, which sleuthing indicates is in a mall. There were also misspellings in the letter.
Address of Larry Scott's Unnamed Financial Institution: 15 Old Basing Road, Hampshire London, RG217LW
The area code on Google Maps directs to Basingstoke, Hampshire in the United Kingdom, and, further afterward, 15 Old Basing Road then brings up 15 Old Basing Mall.
|Anonymous () Added the following extra information on :2015-09-10 22:13:41|
Silly fellow or gal. Sounds like a grade school kid. Bad copy for a big player accountant. Full of cloak and dagger stupidity. He/She/It contradicts themselves several times in the letter. Attempts to cover the scam only bring it to attention. Throw it in the garbage and do not give it a second thought!!!!