This email with the subject "COMPENSATION AWARD AUTHORITY................" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 Feb 2010 09:57:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MRS NORHAYATI LATIFF"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF BARRISTER MRS NORHAYATI LATIFF&DAUD LAW CHAMBERS LEGAL SOLICITORS/PRIVATE LAW 15 JALAN TELUK DATAI KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA E-MAIL: email@example.com ASSALAMUALAIKUM , Your e-mail address came up in a random draw conducted by my law firm, NORHAYATI ABD LATIFF DAUD Law Chambers in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. My name is MRS NORHAYATI ABD LATIFF DAUD(Esq.) A personal attorney to our late client Mr.TAN SRI LIM GOH TONG who built a "HILLTOP CASINO" in Malaysia (Gen ting Highland ). Mr. TAN SRI LIM GOH TONG, a well known Philanthropist, before he died, he made a Will in our law firm stating that $3.7M (Three Million Seven Hundred Thousand U.S. Dollars Only) should be donated to any Philanthropist of our choice outside Malaysia (Overseas.) The beneficiary of the Will as stated by our late client is deceased. Paragraph 3, page 7 of the Will had a clause in the Will which give us the express right to appoint a beneficiary by way of a balloting system, we conducted a random draw which was supervised by the ministry of justice and the bank that holds the money, and your e-mail address was picked as the beneficiary to this Will. I am particularly interested in securing this money from the Bank, 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 per law here. It is my utmost desire to execute the Will of our late client. 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 Bank has given us a date limit please contact me urgently. CONGRATULATIONS, Regards, BARRISTER,NORHAYATI ABD LATIFF DAUD( Esq.) ENDEAVOR TO USE FOR THE LESS PRIVILEGED