This email with the subject "Next of Kin" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 18 Jan 2009 05:26:07 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barr Mac Williams"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
3rd Floor, No.3 Merchant Place , 1 Fredman Drive , Sandton 2186, Gauteng , South Africa Attn; Next of Kin, I am Mr.Mac Williams an international lawyer and a senior advocate based here in South Africa . A deceased client of mine, who hereinafter shall be referred to as my client, died as the result of a heart-related condition on the 15th May2000. The cause of his heart failure was as a result of new Land Act reform introduced by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, which wholly affected the rich white farmers and some few black farmers. All they have suffered to accrued for years where taken away from them. And also the death of his wife and his only son contributed a lot to his death. Go to news;http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/africa/jan-june00/zimbabwe_4-21.htmlI have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this deposit valued at Six Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars. ($6,500.000.00 USD).was lodged in Escrow Account. This bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confi All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All I require is your honest and sincere cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinary confidential, whatever your decision, while I await your prompt response. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest with your address, phone number and full names again for me to be sure that i contacted the exact person bearing thesame last name with my late client. Barr Mac Williams [ESQ]