I received an sms saying i have unclaime...

Asked by NthabisengC on 06-08-2022 01:24:44
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng

I received an sms saying i have unclaimed funds in my surname and was also given an email to contact; which i later contacted. The email asked about my surname and i responded back with the correct surname. My question is that since i have given out the correct surname and the person already has my real email should this be a scam will i be affected in any way? 

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 08-08-2022 19:36:21

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment, even if it is R150 or R200.

I can tell you that this is a complete SCAM. In the industry, we call it an Inheritance Scam, which is a variation of an advanced fee scam. Do not believe them. Delete the message. All that will happen is that they will convince you to make a payment of fees or costs in order to receive millions in inheritance, but the inheritance is fake. All they want is your money!

Att. Patrick 

Please remember this is a dialog if you have follow-up questions please make the required deposit, then use the REPLY button and ask your further question. I would like to continue assisting you, but I need to concentrate on people who make deposits for their questions - they get serviced first!

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