Inheritance Scam - "Government Legal Department, Unclaimed Property Division"
Apr 5, 2016
The email message below with the subject: "Government Legal Department, Unclaimed Property Division," which claims that the recipients have been identified as a distant relative of a deceased individual whose unclaimed property is in the possession of the Government, is an inheritance scam. The fraudulent email message was sent by scammers to trick their potential victims into sending them their personal information and money.
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The Inheritance Scam Email Message
From: Government Legal Department, Unclaimed Property Division<firstname.lastname@example.org
[mailto: tsdpt @london.com]
Subject: Uncliamed Estate
Government Legal Department
Unclaimed Property Division
One Kemble Street
London, United Kingdom.
Unclaimed Estate Notification
You have been identified as the distant relative of a deceased individual whose unclaimed property is in the possession of the Government Legal Department (Unclaimed Property Division). Please contact the lawyer John Cruz for more information.
Name: John Cruz
Email: lawyer.co.uk@ outlook.com
Contact the lawyer as soon as you receive this email
Do not forget to include your verification code BV29473870 / 1
Mayur Patel CBE
Head of Unclaimed Property Division
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