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Is this a scam?

garbage456 Avatar
7y, 1d agoPosted 7 years, 1 day ago
Hello There,

I am writing you from Heir Hunters Company in the United kingdom , Heir
Hunters probate detectives looking for distant relatives of people who have
died without making a will, here is our website page on BBC TWO News,

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00cfx9y/Heir_Hunters_Series_2_Hilliard
/?src=ip_ra

We came across your email while searching and we will be glad if you can get
back to us with your Birth full name , date of birth, address and your
direct number if it corresponds with the one on our data base in order to
enable us carry out necessary process and to get your claim across to you
without any delay.

Thomas Wellington.
Heir Hunters
(BBC TWO News)
London UK.
[email protected]


the top of the email says :-

rom: Heir Hunters
Sent: Tuesday, 6 October, 2009 10:50:15
Subject: Re: Enquiry Needed

but when i hit reply the sender is

[email protected]
garbage456 Avatar
7y, 1d agoPosted 7 years, 1 day ago
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#1
id ignore it .......
#3
lol sounds like a scam

who thinks these things up!
#4
http://www.webuser.co.uk/news/top-stories/397937/scammers-use-bbc-programme-in-con

Scam.

As if they'd need all of your personal details if they already found you AND your email add!
#5
Contact HH via the BBC website, send them the email you received and what happens when you try to respond, I'm sure they'll get back to you with whether or not it was real.
#6
monkey_whiskers
http://www.webuser.co.uk/news/top-stories/397937/scammers-use-bbc-programme-in-con

Scam.

As if they'd need all of your personal details if they already found you AND your email add!


well done in finding that MW -just shows you that these nigerian scammers wont give up and will keep coming up with new scams
#7
Wouldn't they use an @bbc.co.uk address?
#8
Oh legit for sure :thumbsup:

Might speed things up if you include your credit card number, expiry date and CVV when you reply. HTH :)
#9
bossyboots
well done in finding that MW -just shows you that these nigerian scammers wont give up and will keep coming up with new scams


As long as there are people to scam they'll keep on going!

Shengis
Oh legit for sure :thumbsup:

Might speed things up if you include your credit card number, expiry date and CVV when you reply. HTH :)


garbage456
done and done, also sent them paypal address passwords and all that


:-D
#10
Isnt the company that actually features on the BBC2 show called Fraser&Fraser not heirhunters... LOL...

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