The scammer usually poses as a lawyer, banker or other foreign official, and claims that the deceased left no other beneficiaries.
Sometimes the scammer will say you are legally entitled to claim the inheritance.
You may be introduced to a second or even third scammer – posing as a banker, lawyer or tax agent – to 'help facilitate the legal and financial aspects of the transaction'.
If you make a payment, you won’t receive the sum of 'inheritance' money promised to you, and you won't get your money back.
Scammers use all kinds of sneaky approaches to steal your personal details.
Once obtained, they can use your identity to commit fraudulent activities such as using your credit card or opening a bank account.But I needed to be very discreet, because my family life makes me happy and I didn’t want to change anything to it.I’ve met many charming men who have been very nice to me.Alternatively, they might say that an unrelated wealthy person has died without a will, and that you can inherit their fortune through some legal trickery because you share the same last name.You will be told that your supposed inheritance is difficult to access due to government regulations, taxes or bank restrictions in the country where the money is held, and that you will need to pay money and provide personal details to claim it. Scammers will go to great lengths to convince you that a fortune awaits if you follow their instructions.This helps us to warn people about current scams, monitor trends and disrupt scams where possible.Please include details of the scam contact you received, for example, email or screenshot.I’m in a relationship with kids and I tend to consider myself as being “in crisis”. I’ve had platonic, friendly, love relationships, in different places.Chatting, talking on the phone, sending emails and getting to know new people have been very important for me and very rewarding emotionally speaking.Nigerian scams involve someone overseas offering you a share in a large sum of money or a payment on the condition you help them to transfer money out of their country.While these scams originated in Nigeria, they now come from all over the world.