Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: listed as a beneficiary

From: "Stephen Scott" <>

This email with the subject "listed as a beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 18 Jan 2009 09:36:55 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Stephen Scott" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


I wish to notify you again that you were listed as a beneficiary to the
total sum of 15,600,000.00GBP (Fifteen million Six hundred thousand
British pounds)in the codicil and last testament of the deceased. (Name
now withheld since this is our second letter to you).I contacted you
because you bear the surname identity and therefore can present you as the
beneficiary to the inheritance. I therefore reckoned that you can receive
these funds as you are qualified by your name identity.

All the legal papers will be processed in your acceptance. In your
acceptance of this deal, I request that you kindly forward to me your
letter of acceptance; your current telephone and fax numbers and a
forwarding address to enable us file necessary documents at our high court
probate division for the release of this sum of money. You are entitle to
50% of this money while i will also take 50% Get back to me with the
following contact mail addres[]

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Scott