This email with the subject "PLEASE YOUR URGENT RESPOND IS HIGHLY NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Feb 2010 00:21:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "From: Barr. Vincent Tay" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Barr. Vincent Tay
I am Barrister Vincent Tay, an attorney at law. A deceased client of mine who shares the same last name as yours, died as the result of a heart related condition on March 12th 2005.His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the tsunami disaster on the 26th December 2004 in Sumatra Indonesia.
I contact you to assist in receipt of this money left behind by my late client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the finance house where this deposit valued at US$19Million Dollars, is lodged.
My proposition to you is to seek your permission by presenting you as the next-of -kin and beneficiary of my deceased client, to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my late client, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid through you.
I can be reached on (email@example.com) for more information. My late Client has a deposit of Nineteen Million Dollars (US$19 Million Dollars) left behind.
Barr. Vincent Tay
Attorney at Law