With proof of funds and other legal documents these can be used for blackmail or scams, once someone knows you have a lot of money you have painted a target on yourself. 5) More detailed scams will have enough proof within them to get past the preliminary checks but will ask for a buyer to create a payment / financial instrument.
Some form of bank MT103, SBLC, BG or escrowed funds.
Barnaby Milbourn, the Director, is a Level 4 trained Fraud Investigator Cert IFCI (Incident, Fraud & Claims Investigation) and Member of the Association of IFCI, as well as having 2 Degrees and a Masters in Engineering and Geology.
The service we provide is to act as a secure intermediary between buyers and sellers, to transact your deal safely negates all these risks and brings our wealth of knowledge into your deal.
The small charge for our services outweighs the risk a thousand times over.
Some of the main Gold scams are: 1) The most common is sellers asking you to pay upfront costs for shipping of your Gold, Shipping is expensive and this can be many 1000's of dollars.
A variation on this theme is the girlfriend or boyfriend befriending you and then promising to come visit / marry and just needs a few thousand dollars to release gold to sell to cover their trip. There are many variations on the scams listed and of course every one will claim that they are the real thing and have had problems with fake buyers before and dont want to get caught again.