Catfish blocked: Adviser spots romance scam after client asked to print off 'US marriage contract'

£3.5k lost

Sophie King
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 The client, a widower who is in his mid-60s, started talking to this person no less than six months ago.
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The client, a widower who is in his mid-60s, started talking to this person no less than six months ago.

Morgan & Williams financial adviser Daniel Williams managed to stop his client from 'marrying' someone he had met online after the client asked to print off his so-called 'marriage certificate' at his offices.

Last week (April 7), Williams, who is part of the Personal Finance Society's (PFS) ScamSmart initiative, was approached by a longstanding client of his firm, who asked if they could print a form off for...

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