Beth was confused. She didn’t really know what setting up a trust meant. Was there some risk that someone was trying to take Reuben away from her?
She read on. The letter continued, saying that should she accept this on behalf of Reuben then the trust would be set up with her and her parents as trustees. The trust would be set up in the sum of £845,000, which she and the other trustees would administer on behalf of Reuben.
Beth reread the letter several times and quickly did an Internet search on trusts and trustees.
Then she wept, uncontrollably.