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A variation on this theme is the girlfriend or boyfriend befriending you and then promising to come visit / marry and just needs a few thousand dollars to release gold to sell to cover their trip. There are many variations on the scams listed and of course every one will claim that they are the real thing and have had problems with fake buyers before and dont want to get caught again.
Basically they are using your company to support their visa application, so unless you want to be dragged into a case for illegal immigration, do NOT send the letter.We received an offer recently with SKR, passport copies, bank documents, export licences and full mandate authorisation. Fortunately we knew the bullion officer in question to check at source.7) The inheritance scam seems to becoming more popular.We will do a preliminary $99 check on any company to determine if it is worth you investing your time and money to proceed followed by a $999 report if wished.Should they pass the checks then proceed to our buyers or sellers pages to proceed A non exhaustive list of the main culprits we get time and time again. Look for variation on the names, its still the same people, trust our vast experience.Example: My father, my uncle died and left me 40 kilos and I just need so many dollars to release it.
These are often backed up by equally corrupt lawyers or advocates in Africa.
Can you afford to lose 999 out of every 1000 deals you do?
FOR THE SELLERS : Don't get me wrong there are as high a percentage of fake buyers out there as fake sellers, its hard on both sides.
Buyers using trumped up companies and documents pretending to be large multi billion dollar conglomerates when in truth its a dealer looking to flip the deal using his range of contacts in social networking sites like linked in.
The ways to avoid this are to thoroughly do your research on the buyer, ignore anything on a social network site.
With proof of funds and other legal documents these can be used for blackmail or scams, once someone knows you have a lot of money you have painted a target on yourself. 5) More detailed scams will have enough proof within them to get past the preliminary checks but will ask for a buyer to create a payment / financial instrument.