This email with the subject "Attention Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 03 Jul 2010 22:04:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "danso"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Beloved , My name is Barrister Ford Danso A legal practitioner with Che ah Law Firm in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia . I saw your contact and profile and decided that you could cooperate with me in this proposition. I have a client who was deceased in November 2001, in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia . I am contacting you because you have the same surname as my deceased client and I felt that you could help me in the distribution of funds that was left in my deceased client's account. This fund is close to been declared UN-serviceable by the finance house as there were no indicated next of kin or next of beneficiary of the fund in the account, having remained dormant for long. The total amount of cash in the account of my deceased client is US$ 10.7 Million(Ten Million Seven Hundred Thousand United States dollars only). The finance house had issued me, a notification to contact the next of kin of my deceased client, to make beneficiary claim, of the fund in the account, with a month surcharge of 10% to be deducted as an Escrow safe keeping fee of the account, so as to avoid the indefinite closure of the account. My proposition to you is to seek your consent, and to present your kind self as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my deceased client, since you have the same last surname with him, there no risk in this transaction since i am a lawyer and i will use all the necessary document with me to achieve the cliams of this fund from the financial home. This means that this aformention said fund will be effected to your account as soon as all the legal document is prepared by me on your name as the next of kin, or the legitimate beneficiary. When the funds is credited to your account we share retail our percentage of 50% to me and 40% to your kind self, why 10% for the expenses that we will incurred during the transaction with the finance home All the legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next of-kin would be provided by me. The most important thing now, i would need is your honest and cooperation in this proposition. This would be done under a legitimate arrangement that would protect you from any breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your value, feel free to decline this proposal. Please contact me at once if you're interested by replying the mail. Yours Faithfully, Barrister Ford Danso Esq.