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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.

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

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


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

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


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

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

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