This email with the subject "From Mr.Paul" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Jan 2009 10:00:57 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Paul Rickey"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Paul Ricky & Associate Barr Paul Ricky (Esq.) Tell#:+447045776656 Fax #:+448704789784 Confidential Email account: firstname.lastname@example.org Hello, It is with a Heavy Heart that I am reaching you regarding the death of my late client. I am Paul Ricky, the legal adviser to late MR. MIKE & CAROL HALL, a Very Wealthy Couple that Lived here in the United Kingdom, before their recent Death on the 26th of December during Tsunami disaster in the year (2004). Below is the webpage of the deceased. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/bristol/4153821.stm This couple as instructed by MR.MIKE HALL before his death, Deposited Box with a security company That contains as a matter of fact the sum of US$10,000,000.00, which the security company Ignorant of the original content of the box. They did not want the management of the Security Company to know the contents of the Consignment therefore they registered the content of the consignments as Gold Bars. Now, the security company believes that what they deposited with them were Gold Bars. Since I have been unsuccessful in locating the relatives now I seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased. I will furnish you with the whole procedures to ensure that the is successfully concluded, for your assistance to me I have agreed to give you thirty five percent (35%) of the total sum at end of the transaction. I will have to put the necessary legal documents that can be used to backup any claim we may make. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable this deal go through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law. Surely, you must have some questions or may be you just need further clarification. I will be happy to receive your mail, this will enable me explain further what the next step is and the general plan. I will also need your most confidential telephone number and fax number, if you have a mobile phone I believe it will help so that we can reach you anytime. You can write to my Confidential Email account: email@example.com Call me on +447045776656 Please try and get back to me Yours truly Barr. Paul Ricky (Esq.)