This email with the subject "FROM THE DESK OF BARRISTER MARK MAXWELL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 27 Nov 2009 21:50:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MARK MAXWELL"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF BARRISTER MARK MAXWELL LEGAL SOLICITORS/PRIVATE 25 CANADA SQUARE, CANARY WHARF LONDON E14 8LB, LONDON UK. DIRECT LINE +447045700140 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Attention: Beneficiary. Your e-mail address came up in a random draw conducted by my law firm, MARK MAXWELL Law Chambers in 25 CANADA SQUARE, CANARY WHARF LONDON E14 8LB, LONDON UK. My name is Mark Maxwell (esq). A personal attorney to our late client Mr. Harry Thompson, who worked with an oil firm Here in London Uk, Mr. Harry Thompson a well known Philanthropist, before he died, he made a Will in my law firm stating That Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars ($10.5Million) should be donated to any Philanthropist of our Choice overseas. My chambers conducted a random draw which was supervised by the Ministry of Justice and The Attorney General of England And your e-mail address and your name were picked as the beneficiary to this Will. I am particularly interested in Securing this money from the Security Company where it is currently deposited, because they have issued a notice Instructing my Chamber to produce the beneficiary of this Will within two weeks which happens to be you or else the money Will be credited to the Government treasury as regards to law here in London UK. It is my utmost desire to execute the Will of my late client Mr. Harry Thompson. You are required to contact me Immediately to start the process of transferring this money to any of your designated official account. I urge you to Contact me immediately for further details bearing in mind that the Security Company has given us a date limit. I shall give you additional details as soon as you indicate your interest to claim this fund as the next of kin to my Late client Mr. Harry Thompson. Please contact me urgently via my email; email@example.com Congratulation, Best Regards, Barrister, Mark Maxwell [Esq.]