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i have inherited monies and property in spain. the lawyer that

draw the last will and...
i have inherited monies and property in spain. the lawyer that draw the last will and testiment is holding back the monies which are located in a bank vault in spain.the lawyer is located in the UK.
i have already sent him thousands of dollars bu he wants thousand more, which i do not have.i askrd to wait for his mony until i colles the inheritance monies from the bank but has declined. he wants his fees up front before he releases the deposit KEY.
WHAT CAN I DO, PLEASE HELP ME.
sincerely, XXXXX XXXXX
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Abogado3044 :

Hi there

Abogado3044 :

Once you have paid the first payment its not interesting to make chances

Abogado3044 :

In my opinion the best way its to demand a credit in a bank and pay him

Abogado3044 :

Fight with him only gives you problems and make you to waste money

Abogado3044 :

You can change the lawyer, but he will retein the documents until to get paid

Customer:

HE WANTS 50,000$ NOW. I ALREADY SENT HIM 30,000$.

Abogado3044 :

The problem its that may be you could fight, but it whorts?

Abogado3044 :

I really dont think so

Customer:

I DO NOT HAVE ANY MOR MONEY TO SEND HIM. I AM NOT EVEN SURE THE BANK HAS ANY MONEY IN THE SO CALLED BOX IN THE BANK VAU;T?

Abogado3044 :

Get the money and pay him, you will save problems

Abogado3044 :

Wait Sir

Abogado3044 :

Are you telling that you did know about the dead people?

Abogado3044 :

He/she was a relative you did know?

Abogado3044 :

Are you sure he is a really lawyer in London?

Customer:

YES I DO, BUT DO NOT KNOW ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF MONEY AND IF THERE IS ANY MONEY AT ALL

Abogado3044 :

So, may be you lose money after all....

Abogado3044 :

Are you sure, really sure, you are not a scam victim?

Customer:

YES, HE EMAILS ME AND WHEN I TRANSFERRED MONEY TO HIM IT WENT TO HIS BANK IN THE uk

Abogado3044 :

Its a very comon kind of scam

Abogado3044 :

Please, as soon as possible contact the closer US consulate in London

Customer:

yes, a scam is what i am worrird about

Abogado3044 :

Contact the consulate and they will give you instructions

Customer:

this has been going on for over 1 year now

Abogado3044 :

I know. The scamers do not let the victim goes....

Abogado3044 :

be sure that they are honest people, and the consulate will tell you

Abogado3044 :

can you tell me the name of the attorney

Abogado3044 :

His adrees?

Customer:

i called the US EMBASSY BUT THEY COULD NOT HELP ME

Abogado3044 :

Did you check in google maps that the adress really exists and its a lawyers oficce?

Customer:

YES, HOLD ON

Customer:

barrister christopher marshalla

Abogado3044 :

Look Sir

Abogado3044 :

As soon as I put the name in google

Abogado3044 :

http://www.consumerfraudreporting.org/AFFbarristers.php

Abogado3044 :

Sorry for the bad news

Customer:

kwatari chambers,13 avis street, southampton road,camberwell ,se london, uk

Abogado3044 :

Its a fraud Sir

Customer:

oh, i am sorry too

Abogado3044 :

No results adding name plus adress

Customer:

WOW WOW WOW

Abogado3044 :

Its a clear fraud

Customer:

DO YOU WANT THE BANK INFO LOCATED IN SPAIN

Abogado3044 :

tell me the bank account

Abogado3044 :

just 10 first numbers will be enought

Customer:

BANESTO BANK,[email protected]

Abogado3044 :

never a bank account its an e mail

Customer:

[email protected] COM

Abogado3044 :

its really is not a bank account

Customer:

I DONT HAVE AN ACCOUNT NUMER. I JUST HAVE SECURITY CODES THAT THE LAWYER SENT ME

Abogado3044 :

Its an email which coul be located all word arround

Abogado3044 :

Call the police asap

Customer:

the money is in a box says the lawyer?

Abogado3044 :

International police may be hellpull ( I wait)

Abogado3044 :

No Sir

Abogado3044 :

Your money is gone

Abogado3044 :

No monies, no propieties

Customer:

ok, thank you

Customer:

international police?

Abogado3044 :

An scamer who has make business with you

Customer:

do you tele of police

Abogado3044 :

There are police who colabotaes againts international crime

Abogado3044 :

This scamers ussually works from Asia

Customer:

how do icall them

Abogado3044 :

Sometimes they arrested some of them, and make publicity

Abogado3044 :

But the scamers are millions

Customer:

i think he is fron nigeria, africa

Abogado3044 :

You must ask a local attorney in US to know how to manage

Abogado3044 :

In Spain we have police for international crimes

Customer:

ok thank you for all the info you gave me

Abogado3044 :

Do not believe a word that he tolds you, everithing its a big, big lye

Abogado3044 :

I am terrible sorry for the news, But I will think I have make you to save money

Customer:

ill try to call the spain police

Abogado3044 :

Spanish police will be useless

Customer:

do i need a lawyer too?

Abogado3044 :

he is not in Spain, you are not, neither the bank account

Abogado3044 :

I recomend you no to spend more money until the police tells you that they got something

Abogado3044 :

Even when arrestes, this guys have no money and you never get anything

Customer:

i have a copy of a certificate of deposit from BANESTO BANK

Abogado3044 :

Sir you got a false document...

Abogado3044 :

Banesto accounts have 20 regular numbers and 4 more for international movements

Customer:

BBEDC20-907657 IS THE ACCT NUMBER, I JUST FOUND IT

Abogado3044 :

All banesto accounts stars on 0030

Customer:

I CAN FAX IT TO YOU

Abogado3044 :

No necesary Sie

Abogado3044 :

Its is not a banesto account, trust me

Abogado3044 :

Its a false document

Abogado3044 :

You have air, wet paper

Customer:

IT SAYS IT IS A FAMILY TREASURE TWO TRUNKS

Abogado3044 :

Sir, lies

Customer:

NO AMOUNT ON THE CERTIFUCATE

Abogado3044 :

Its always the same old story

Abogado3044 :

Very comun kind of fraud

Customer:

HAHA, I AM SO SORRY TO BOTHER YOU, YHANK YOU

Customer:

I VERY SAD NOW

Abogado3044 :

I know you are

Customer:

you have been a great help

Abogado3044 :

They are bad people who must be in prision

Customer:

yes

Abogado3044 :

I wish the best luck for you Sir

Abogado3044 :

They are bad people who must be in prision

Customer:

thank you again, bye

Abogado3044 :

But remember you have a good health :) Be positive

Abogado3044 :

Thank you sir

Customer:

ok

Customer:

bye

Abogado3044 :

Please so not forget to rate the service, will be here if needed

Abogado3044 :

best regards

Abogado3044 :

You could rate it in the icons you will find when you go out of the site

Abogado3044 :

Thank you

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