Fort Collins, CO asked in Consumer Law for Colorado

Q: I think this is a fraud and need help! I have been scammed by a timeshare company in Mexico. Four months ago a Mexica

Four months ago a Mexican attorney called me informing me that he could retrieve my money. I submitted all documents of my loss, he submitted my claim to Tribunal Supremo de Justice and the Judge awarded $212,000. The money was placed in a BBVA account with me as beneficiary. Then I received a document from SAT/SHCP office that I needed to pay taxes for Income Tax ($25,000)for Foreign Gift Regulations. I did not pay! Last week I received a call from Internal Properties ULTD who claims that they can release this money to my bank if I pay the taxes under Section 336 FATCA regs. If I do not claim this money, Internal Properties will buy this account from the Bank of Mexico. All of this is a scam and how can I prove it? I can provide all documents.

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Michael Hales
Michael Hales
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Rexburg, ID

A: I agree that this is likely a scam. Please let me know if have questions or would like to chat.

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