Claiming he has some documents he want me to sign in order to gain inheritance of some woman I met online.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
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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Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
Oldest scam around, this time they just changed the location from Nigeria to Ghana.
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Family Law Attorney
Five words: OLDEST SCAM IN THE BOOK!
This is a scam. In no event should you correspond with this person.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
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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Patent Application Attorney
That's awesome - after your done signing those, he probably has a deed to the Brooklyn Bridge to send you!
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Elder Law Attorney
"Ghana" + "some woman I met online" = scam. Bet on it.
Ethics / Professional Responsibility Lawyer
Very, very common scam. Don't do it.
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General Practice Lawyer
I was gonna warn ya, but there seems to have been a plethora already!
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