Scam letters – Alert from police

Please see below a note I have received from PC le Pla our local Police officer

Dear all,
I have been contacted by a local resident who received a letter purporting to be from a Chinese bank about a possible relative who has died leaving $ 18.5 million. As you would expect, they wanted him to get in touch with them and open a bank account etc.

THIS IS A SCAM!!!! Unfortunately, it is a common one.

Please send out alerts, warning people of this.

I will inform Trading Standards of this.


Paul Le Pla
Rutland Police

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