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Scam! Rhofox Abogados Lawyers

Tuesday December 17th, 2013. 02:18 PM. [Uncategorized]. 11 Comments.


This type of scam is typical to receive by email. But I was surprised to receive this by traditional post (to my Finnish address). The letter is from Rhofox Abogados (Toby Fellman) and he tries to convince me that I was the only beneficiary of a Spanish inheritance from some distant (and unknown) relative in Spain that has passed away.

More information here

I’m posting this online, just in case people is searching about these scammers.



oria  on Wednesday December 25th, 2013. 03:41 PM

Un amigo islandés recibió una carta de características similares en noviembre pero haciéndose pasar por la ONLAE (Loterías y Apuestas del Estado) indicando en español que habían ganado un premio y a qué teléfono dirigirse.

Jose Lopez  on Monday February 24th, 2014. 03:18 AM

Buenos días,
Soy abogado en Suiza y esta mañana ha venido a verme un cliente con una carta idéntica, pero en este caso las comunicaciones con el presunto estafador han ido más lejos y han llegado a pedirle datos bancarios y demás, por eso se ha dirijido a mí.
Quería consultarle si en su caso llegó usted a denunciar los hechos ante la policía o lo puso en conocimiento de la policía española o finlandesa.
Muchas gracias anticipadas por su respuesta.
José López

Mikk  on Thursday February 27th, 2014. 11:51 PM

Yesterday my father received a similar letter, also by the regular mail. The content was a copy-paste to the letter from Finland, except the family name of the deceased “millionaire” that was changed. The frauds are picking the elderly that have no experience with the spam coming from Nigeria or elsewhere.
Be cautious and use the common sense when facing this problem.
Mikk from Estonia

Maier Jürg  on Monday March 31st, 2014. 01:08 PM

31. März 2014

Ich habe am 20. März ein solches Schreiben in der Schweiz erhalten.
Leider bin ich bis jetzt nur auf Ihre Säte gestossen. Ich bitte Alle Menschen, welche ein solches Schreiben erhalten - sich sofort zu erkundigen. Nötigenfalls die Polizei einschalten. Danke für Ihre

Jürg aus Zürich

tony  on Tuesday May 13th, 2014. 07:13 AM

Hola estoy buscando un abogado en finlandia que hable castellano para llevar un tema matrimonial.


shanis  on Sunday March 8th, 2015. 08:43 AM

In regard of this subject, this is the e-mail that I ve received today:
“I know this massage may come to you as a surprise but it is for good
and a great opportunity for us to make it big. My name is Barr. Toby
Fellman I am the personal lawyer to Engr. John T.Soriano who died in
a car accident along with his family here, and now the Bank where my
late client Engr. John T.Soriano saved about ($6.800.000) is asking
me as his lawyer to present the relative of my client who they can
transfer the money to along with other properties of the deceased.

I am contacting you because you are having the same last name with my
client and you are entitled to receive the money and the property.
Kindly get back to me (…..@gmail.com)
urgently by your email address not facebook address in regards to this so
that i will direct you on how we can get the money transferred into your

Barr. Toby Fellman Esq

Anonymous  on Friday April 10th, 2015. 10:51 AM

Thank you …I just got a email with same scenario

JANIOTORQUATO  on Sunday April 19th, 2015. 07:13 AM

Eu recebi o mesmo e-mail, só muda o último nome do suposto falecido. Dizia que eu tinha que entrar em contato por e-mail para receber uma grande quantia em dinheiro.

vanyan  on Tuesday May 26th, 2015. 07:11 AM

En la madrugada d hoy recibi un mail d identicas caracteristicas. Pero en mi ignorancia acerca de la situacion, envie datos personales. Que consecuencias me traeria mi erroneo accionar? Desde ya Gracias!

y1  on Monday June 15th, 2015. 12:22 AM

hi all,
just got same email, but for a relative in the US that passed away….

Danc  on Sunday September 6th, 2015. 01:01 PM

Hi, thank you all for sharing this.
As I got the email, I knew right away it was a scam, so I googled to see experiences with person behind the name from the email.

I got the same email content (except the name of the deceased) as “sanis” and few others on this page.
I’d like to mention that the guy or whoever that is, is probably using Facebook to send emails because FB redirects mails onto your personal emails left while registering.

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