This email with the subject "NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 12 Jul 2010 00:15:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "G. D. HUTTON & SOLICITORS" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MANAGING PARTNER RICHARD STEPHENS (ESQ). Richard Stephens & co 61 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YF United Kingdom Dear Beneficiary On behalf of the Trustees and Executor of the estate of Late Engr. Reinhard Hermann, I once again try to notify you as my earlier letter to you returned undelivered. I hereby attempt to reach you again by this same email address on the WILL. I wish to notify you that Late Engr. R. Hermann made you a Beneficiary to his WILL. He left the sum of Ten Million United States Dollars ($10,000.000.00 USD) only to you in the codicil and last testament to his WILL. This may sound strange and unbelievable to you, but it is real and true. Being a widely traveled man, he must have been in contact with you in the past or simply you were recommended to him by one of his numerous Friends abroad who wished you good. Engr. R. Hermann until his death was a member of the Helicopter Society and the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers. He had a very good heart and was a philanthropist. His great philanthropy earned him numerous awards during his life time. I.e. UNO, WHO, & UNESCO. Late Engr. R. Hermann died on the 13th December 2008 at the age of 80 years, and his WILL is now ready for execution. According to him, this money is to support your humanitarian activities and to help the poor and the needy in your society. Please if I reach you this time as I am hoping, Endeavour to get back to me as soon as possible to enable us conclude this transaction. I hope to hear from you in no distant time through the email address below. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Sincerely yours, RICHARD STEPHENS (ESQ). Richard Stephens & co 61 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YF United Kingdom Office Line: +44 7031875738 (7am to 7pm Mondays-Saturdays)