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Majorie added: “He also sent a picture of a cheque for £2million which was on account of him on completion of the project.”

Nonetheless, identical to on this case, official documents can often be faked for scammers so as to add legitimacy to their claims.

Marjorie first began to make payments from an account she held with one other bank, totalling £54,000.

She then turned to her HSBC UK account, meaning to make a transfer of £42,000 for Gerald’s supposed project in Dubai.

He told her if she was asked what the payment was for, she should say it was for constructing work.

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