This email with the subject "Very Urgent Response Needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Feb 2010 03:42:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barr Kelvin Jones"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, Sorry for the inconveniences of sending you this proposal. However, it is necessitated because of the urgency it demands. I am a Lawyer by profession, i major in International Banking Laws/Investment. I have a deceased private client who left a deposit of $18.000.000 USD with a UK bank. He left no WILL neither did he leave any Next of Kin to inherit this fund. The bank has contacted me as his Lawyer to locate any close associate or family member to claim this fund. I shall be willing to submit your references for this claim only on the understanding that the funds be split 60-40 between us, with higher share being mine. If you are interested in this proposal,please get back to me at once with your full detailed information: 1) Full Names 2) Date of Birth 3) country of Origin 4) Occupation 5) Marital Status 6) Contact Address/Phone numbers. Anticipation your swift response. Regards, Kelvin Jones Esq.