This is an extract from an e mail sent to best of evesham from a local hotel:
We have recently been approached with what looks like a scam.
An Engr.Brian Williams who claims to be a part of Weatherford International Oil Services requested that we book in 15 of his workers for meals on 3 evenings w/c 15th March 2010.
However, he will not be present and says he will pay us by Credit card in advance, not only for the meals and drinks, but also £3000 for us to pay on his behalf to a car hire company!?
It all looked a bit suspicious, and Weatherford International Oil Services believe this approach to be a fraud, and have advised us not to proceed with this request.
I have contacted Cheltenham Police, who will take no action as no crime has yet been committed, but as this seems to be a scam I wanted to let you know about it in order for you to inform anyone else who may be approached or who needs to be aware.
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