City council issues warning over $17.3 million Chinese businessman scam letter
Officials have warned people in Leicester not to be taken in by a scam letter purportedly from a Chinese businessmen looking to share a multi-million dollar inheritance.
The city council says they have had reports of the letter being sent to elderly people from a Mr Ma Zhang claiming to be the business relations manager for a Hong Kong bank.
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It states that he is trying to trace relatives of a customer who invested $17.3 million with the bank but died in an accident.
The letter suggests the unclaimed sum can be... read more
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