State Police warn Western New Yorkers of scam letter promising inheritance opportunity

Posted at 4:03 PM, Feb 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-08 16:03:53-05

The New York State Police are investigating a scam letter that is being sent to residents of Western New York.

Troopers say the letter claims to have been issues from a British bank called NatWest, and promises an inheritance opportunity. Several residents within Erie County have reported receiving the letter.
Troopers ask anyone who receives a letter to refrain from responding or providing any information.

Take WKBW Everywhere, on all your devices.  Download below!

Phone or Tablet: Apple, Android
Set-top Device: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Alexa

Personalize your news, get the latest 7 First Alert Forecast, and watch 7 Eyewitness News video wherever, whenever.

Learn more here about what 7 Eyewitness News provides on all these devices.