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I'm trying verify the voracity of a HM Courts & Tribunals

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I'm trying verify the voracity of a HM Courts & Tribunals Service document sent to me by someone claiming to have a sizable inheritance held in a NatWest IPB account. Can you please advise me as to its legitimacy.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Law
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I live in Texas, USA & am having difficulty believing the British legal system is so costly for someone whose mother dies intestate and has left her daughter a sizable inheritance, but with the probate fees of 9600, the REIT stamp duty fee of 16,850 and associated other fees, just to receive the money being held in an offshore account with NatWest IPB!
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Here is a copy of the document sent to me today.
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is ***** ***** I shall do my best to help you

You are right to be incredulous.

There is nothing legitimate about the document.

This is clearly part of an Advance Fee scam such as those described here

http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraud-az-advance-fee-fraud

I Hope that this is of assistance please ask if you need further details

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you Clare, I greatly appreciate your response. Is there anyway you could assist me in possibly identifying and locating who this/these criminals are, in order to shut them down?
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

You can certainly report the fraud - but the actual criminals are almost certainly a gang in Ghana - so it is unlikely that they will be traced I am afraid

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok, thank you. I will proceed with reporting the fraud as best as I can.
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months ago.

You are most welcome

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