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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: Death Registrant..
Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 18:49:51 +0100
References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>There have been a number of scams where people have taken out an insurance
>policy on someone, registered their death, and claimed on the policy without
>the person concerned knowing about it until they go to vote or something, and
>find that they are officially dead.
It would rely on having a co-conspirator who was a doctor, or being able
to forge and known doctor's signature and handwriting in the medical
certificate of cause of death
Au thor of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society