These are also referred to as inheritance scams and fake business proposals. Posing as a lawyer, the scammer sends you a request to transfer a large sum of money to a foreign account in another country.
Means of contact
Description of fraud
Scammers will notify you that you need to pay fees so they can release the money you've inherited, you've paid up front for a business opportunity, or to support illegal activities in another country.
Appears to come from a lawyer or a legal organization
Provides fraudulent letters of inheritance, fake business proposals, or other requests for funds
Advises you that you need to pay fees before your money can be released