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To think that there's something fishy going on here?

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KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 20:17:36

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ssd Wed 01-Jan-14 20:18:56

agree very fishy

ashtrayheart Wed 01-Jan-14 20:26:08

You could report it to court of protection but you're on dodgy grounds as you shouldn't be accessing his banking.

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 20:28:02

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MajesticWhine Wed 01-Jan-14 20:29:40

I don't think you should do anything really.

delusionindex Wed 01-Jan-14 20:32:13

Is your name on the account? If it is why does he need to transfer money from your own account to you?

ashtrayheart Wed 01-Jan-14 20:32:27

Oh I see, if it's a joint account that's different. You could report it as a safeguarding issue to your local social services if you think the 'uncle' is being financially abused, which it sounds like.

MrsKCastle Wed 01-Jan-14 20:33:17

Is the account still in both your names? If it's his name only, then you shouldn't really be accessing it. However, if you're named on the account then I think you should query it.

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 20:33:41

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DameDeepRedBetty Wed 01-Jan-14 20:36:15

This absolutely stinks. Yes, I'd talk to SS about financial abuse.

Your exH really is a piece of work isn't he! Sorry that your exMIL now appears to be involved too.

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 20:39:32

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DameDeepRedBetty Wed 01-Jan-14 20:40:45

Is the elderly relative in the UK?

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 20:44:43

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fridayfreedom Wed 01-Jan-14 20:44:57

It is abuse of the uncles money if he is unable to give consent so yes the Court of Protection should be informed as should socialsevices as it is a safeguarding issue and potentially a removal of assets which are there to pay for care.

TheCrumpetQueen Wed 01-Jan-14 20:48:25

What a scumbag

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 20:51:00

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DameDeepRedBetty Wed 01-Jan-14 20:58:04

I can't think of any legitimate reason for him to be paying for your dd.

I do see your parent's POV, I know it's taken forever to get anything (have read other threads of yours), but basically your exMIL is defrauding this man and his blood relatives.

ssd Wed 01-Jan-14 21:11:49

it stinks but I'd be in 2 minds, your dd might end up with bugger all

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 21:15:30

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salsmum Wed 01-Jan-14 21:15:34

Could you not contact his bank (uncles) depending on the amount his bank might be a little suspicious about sums of money suddenly coming out? x

KingRollo Wed 01-Jan-14 21:16:33

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ssd Wed 01-Jan-14 21:17:06

I'd keep quiet, but keep it up my sleeve if you know what I mean

KittensoftPuppydog Wed 01-Jan-14 21:19:56

That's disgusting. Good for you that you are concerned. I'm not sure what you should do but the bank is probably first stop.

EdithWeston Wed 01-Jan-14 21:20:07

The abuse of the elderly is a serious problem.

You have evidence which suggests that a vulnerable individual is being defrauded.

Yes, that should be acted upon. The vulnerable should be protected.

KittensoftPuppydog Wed 01-Jan-14 21:21:46

The police then. And that's not something I'd usually say.

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