BBB Scam Alert: Fake Beneficiary

March 16, 2017

Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is warning consumers of a circulating mail scam.

If you receive a letter like this, don't fall for it! This is a twist on the "Nigerian Prince" scam, claiming that you are the beneficiary to a large inheritance. You can report any suspicious postal mail like this to BBB Scam Tracker ( or to the United States Postal Inspection Serivce

Special thanks to the Spencer County Attorney's office for bringing this to our attention.