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Thank you for your patience, there is a co-effins ltd which is registered as a property management company anf there is a Co-effins Homes Ltd which is registered as an estate agent. They are both not shown as linked to the companies that you have mentioned and with limited status they would have separate legal eprsonality. I would say that you would not be able to cancel the tenancy based on any link you believe they may have with the other limited companies, however it is concerning that they are both relatively new with the one having been incorporated in March last year and the other in August this year.
I have checked the directors' details on London Gazette and all 4 companies that you have mentioned have completely different directors and different addresses. If there is a link it is not something you will be able to identify and use to establish they are fraudsters. Just make sure you have been provided with all the necessary statutory documents if you are getting an Assured Shorthold Tenancy and if you do not receive your deposit protection scheme certificate by day 30 from when you paid the deposit send them a letter before action instantly and take them to court for compensation up to 3 x deposit value.
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If anybody is a fraud then its possibly the individual Vlad Goff who may be using these companies names to get money from unsuspecting individuals. None of the Directors on the London Gazette have names matching or close to that name. The best way to check is to call the companies and not the number that this person has given you and ask to speak to him and chances are you may be told he is not known to them. At what stage does he advise you get the keys?
Judging by the English in those messages, I am afraid I do not think the estate agent would not want to monitor the messages that go out to ensure that at the very least they have correct grammar.
I would not be as confident as to say equal but it must raise alarm bells, the message is full of errors, if genuine typos then it is not a good coincidence. You could go and speak to current tenant and just say you would be moving in and just wanted to find out how the place is before committing yourself.
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