Peter Mackwin.LLP solicitor ... NOT
A rather clumsy fraud is being attempted by email on New Zealanders from someone who pretends to be a barrister, solicitor and personal attorney. The fraud is an old one, with the "lawyer" pretending his deceased "client" had the same name as the person to whom the email is sent.
From: Peter Mackwin [mailto:email@example.com]
Subject: Re: I need to hear from you
I am Barrister.Peter Mackwin.LLP,A.solicitor at law,personal attorney to my late client, a national of your country who died in a car accident including his wife and their only son, leaving an investment bond with a bank here in my country, Lome-Togo.
I have contacted you to assist me in repatriating this fund to your Country for our mutual benefit before it get confiscated by the management of the bank were this huge amount was deposited since you bear the same last name and also a national of your Country.
Please kindly get back to me through my private email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more Details
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Last updated on the 18th November 2016