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Hello, I’m Ben, a UK lawyer and will be dealing with your case today. I may also need to ask some questions to determine the legal position.
Have you met this person in real life before?
Many thanks for your patience. If you are well aware of scammers out there, there should certainly be alarm bells ringing about this to be honest. Having corresponded with someone for 2 years does not in any way guarantee that they are genuine. Also I have been dealing with scams for many years and have seen this exact storyline numerous times before so watch out. In any event, it is certainly not the case that patients are not allowed to leave hospitals until bills are paid – that would be detaining them against their will, which is unlawful. Assuming they are not entitled to free medical care in the UK, they will simple get billed for it and if they fail to pay the hospital will pursue civil recover against them through the courts.
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