There's a lawyer in Accra,Ghana claiming to be a lawyer named Barrister Williams Trudel.I don't think he is a legit attorney.

Asked 9 months ago - East Point, GA

Claiming he has some documents he want me to sign in order to gain inheritance of some woman I met online.

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  1. Glen Edward Ashman

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    Answered . That is one of the oldest scams in the world. Unless you want to lose all your money, delete and ignore such emails and NEVER answer them. Their goal is to empty your bank account.

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  2. Samuel Solomon Bruner

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    Answered . Five words: OLDEST SCAM IN THE BOOK!

  3. Brian C. Pascale

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    Answered . Oldest scam around, this time they just changed the location from Nigeria to Ghana.

    If this Answer was of assistance please mark it as "helpful." Mr. Pascale is licensed to practice law in the... more
  4. L. Maxwell Taylor

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    Answered . This is a scam. In no event should you correspond with this person.

  5. Wendy Rosa Armour

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    Answered . If someone is asking you for money before they will give you money that belongs to you, it is a scam.

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  6. Drew Norman Early

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    Answered . "Ghana" + "some woman I met online" = scam. Bet on it.

  7. Jennifer L. Ellis

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    Answered . Very, very common scam. Don't do it.

    I am licensed in Pennsylvania. Members of my firm are licensed in various states, including Pennsylvania, New... more
  8. Mark Raafat Malek

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    Answered . That's awesome - after your done signing those, he probably has a deed to the Brooklyn Bridge to send you!

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  9. Gary Ralph Ilmanen

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    Answered . I was gonna warn ya, but there seems to have been a plethora already!

    I am an Attorney-at-Law, licensed to practice law only in the state of California. Unless we have both signed a... more

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