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I am offered to have an inheritance to administrate

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I am from Denmark. I am offered to have an inheritance to administrate from my fiance who has the inheritance in escrow in a company called "Joe Vanity UK Security Company Ltd." in Eltham, London. But I can't find any facts when I try to google this company. Do you know if this company exists? Before the money can be paid out I will have to pay quite much money in advance to get the money released from the depot. Is that usual? There is a solicitor in London who helps to have this done, but I am in doubt if it is fake. I will be happy if you can help me.

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Immigration Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
HI
Thank you for your question I shall do my best to assist you
You are right to be suspicious this is a not uncommon scam
An inheritance would simply not be held in Escrow in such a way in the UK - and and fees would be deducted from the funds before they were sent and not paid in advance
You can read more here
http://www.419scam.org/419-drug-clearance-certificate.htm
http://www.nestmann.com/avoid-the-anti-terrorism-clearance-certificate-scam/
http://www.romancescams.org/TypesOfScams.html
I hope that this is of assistance
Claire
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

You didn't answer if the company exists. I will like to know if "Joe Vanity UK Security Company Ltd." exists in reality. I can give you the following details which I have from a document sent to me.

 

Joe Vanity UK Security Company Ltd.

236, Court Road

Eltham

London

Se9 4TY

Telephone 00447507364298

Transfer Manager. Mr. Robert Graham

 

 

 

 

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
Hi
No this is not a Registered Company and there is nothing to suggest that it is in fact valid
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi Claire.


 


Thank you very much for your help

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.
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