This email with the subject "CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 10 May 2008 17:16:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was W.G. BARNESLY & SOLICITORS <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MANAGING PARTNER W.G. BARNESLY & SOLICITORS 415 ROYAL LIVER BUILDING, PIER HEAD, LIVERPOOL L3 1LL, ENGLAND. Hello Re: NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST 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. Reinhard Hermann made you a beneficiary to his WILL. He left the sum of seventeen million five hundred thousand United States Dollars ($17,500.000.00 USD)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 travelled 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. Reinhard 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 philantropist. His great philanthropy earned him numerous awards during his life time. Late Engr. Reinhard Hermann died on the 13th day of December, 2004. 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, endeavor to get back to me as soon as possible to enable me conclude my job. I hope to hear from you in no distant time through the email address below. Email: email@example.com Sincerely yours, BARR. WILLIAM BARNESLY (ESQ). W.G. BARNESLY & SOLICITORS MANAGING PARTNERS/SOLICITORS Office Line: +44 703 181 8824 (Office hours Only) Office Fax: +44 870 974 5521 (7am to 7pm Mondays Till Saturdays)