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Could you finnd out about my inherrited, if is legitimed or

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Could you finnd out about my inherrited, if is legitimed or scam.I supposed to pay 7,500.00 dls in for wire the money from south africa to USA. Thank you
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 7 years ago.
If you are unaware of the relative that they're claiming left you an inheritance, it is very likely that this is a scam.

However, the most compelling and obvious reason that this is a scam is that they're asking you to pay money to collect your inheritance. This is not normal or usual. If a person has an inheritance, it is given to them without a fee or charge. Thus, my inclination is that this is a scam. Don't fall for it.

If they won't agree to send the money to you without the fees, you know it is a fraud.

You should report this activity to your state's attorney general's consumer protection/fraud prevention department. They'll perform an investigation.
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