Q: Ok my fiancee's parents died in a car wreck 2 yrs ago she just finished to get rn license in Florida and I'm in Louisian
I was contacted by lawyer saying he needed a Sworn Affidavit of Oath of Kinship proceeded saying something about Georgia which I'm assuming that's where he is and needed 400 and something dollars. I said I needed some legal documentation and his response was
Sir any documentation wont be sent to you until the Affidavit fees is paid for, I have to get all documentation from the Court as soon as every procedure is done ✔️.
As soon as you make the payment of the Affidavit, the copy will be sent to you to fill out and sign your part as the beneficiary.
The first document you need is the Affidavit as the beneficiary name which will be written in a statement that you are the right husband to the inheritance claim and as soon as all necessary procedures is done your account details we be needed for making the transfer payment into any account you provide on your behalf.
A: Sounds like a scam to me, and or you are not entitled to anything. Or this is one of the services which supposedly finds unclaimed money and seeks to locate the rightful recipient of the money for a finder's fee---that said, they usually do not require money up front-----if you believe there may be some legitimacy to this, then I recommend that you contact a lawyer in your area to contact the person calling you. Until you determine it's legit, I would not send any personal information or money. Good luck.
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