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Did you know the alleged deceased person? Where is this 'attorney' supposed to be from?
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What type of 'attorney' is this person purporting to be?
Unfortunately it sounds as though this is one of the well known inheritance scams.
I can find no trace of a Colin M Richards either as a solicitor or barrister in England & Wales, which means he is not an authorised legal professional here.
Unless you personally knew the alleged deceased person, I'd say be very cautious about engaging any further with this person. There is very likely to be a request for you to pay a sum of money in order to receive the huge sum of money the person has allegedly left as inheritance...it doesn't exist. No one needs to pay money upfront to receive an inheritance in this country.
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