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I wanted to find out if you know if any scams involving certificate of deposit from standard bank south Africa?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a South African lawyer about this?

No im not sure who to talk to

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?

Nah so far i only just got the email just wanna find out if its legit as its from my partner and im just not sure

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Not that i can think of

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