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my brother recieved aletter back in oct 2014, from spain from a lawyer stating that he had a client by the name of egner george bow. the letter had my brothers wife name on it.......LUCY BOW it stated that edgner george bow had passed.his wife and daughter was killed in a car accident two year's before. and that mr bow had safety deposit box that the court ordered to be given to [next to kin]the lawyer stated that he got her namefrom usa post public records to send this letter to her the our ancester are from spain wanting make sure this letter is real or what thank's
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This is very likely a scam. See here, and scroll down to "Long-Lost Inheritance – Windfall from a Deceased Relative."
If she has never heard of these relatives, then it is very unlikely that this is authentic. In addition, USPS (United States Postal Service) does not publicize addresses of Americans. So they way he got the name also sounds questionable!
Sorry, this is likely a scam.
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