i have a friend traveling from accra ghana to uk she set off from there on saturday 4 march and did not arrive here i have been contacted by her brother who says she as been detained in turkey do you know how i can find out if this is true
HIWhy was she traveling via turkey and why has she been detained?Claire
turkey as far as i know was a stop over and as far as i know she was carring a gift of gold for our future without documentation
HiSince there is no need for a stop over - and certainly not in Turkey - and there is no requirement to carry paperwork for gold It is unlikely that this is true I am afraidClaire
the amount of gold is the concern £8000 worth is this amount still not a problem
HiNo I am afraid not - but sadly it is a popular scam to suggest that there would beClaire
even if she had not declaired the gold
HIWhy would she declare it in a stop over?I am sorry but such stories are the regular fodder of scam artists who are looking to part you from your moneyClaire
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