Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Attorney Charles Russell" <>

This email with the subject "SUB: LATE SIR. JOHN PAUL GETTY'S WILL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Apr 2010 14:02:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Attorney Charles Russell" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


On behalf of the Trustees and Executors of the late British Philanthropist, 
Sir John Paul Getty Jr., we wish to notify you once again that the late Sir 
John Paul Getty Jr. made you one of the beneficiaries to his (WILL), he 
bequeathed the sum of Nine Million Seven Hundred and Eight Thousand Six 
Hundred and Ninety Two Great British Pounds Sterling Only (GBP9,708,692.00) 
to you in the codicil and last testament to his (WILL) which is eleven (11%) 
of his total funds of GBP88,260,443.00 (Eighty Eight Million Two Hundred and 
Sixty Thousand Four Hundred and Forty Three Great British Pounds Sterling.

This may sound very strange and unbelievable to you, but it is real and 
true. Being a widely popular traveled man, he must have been in contact with 
you in the past or simply you were nominated to him by one of his numerous 
friends here or abroad who wished you well. Sir J. Paul Getty Jr., the 
reclusive American-born philanthropist was the third son of the first 
American oil billionaire, billionaire American oilman Jean, Paul Getty. 

According to him this money is to support religious and humanitarian 
activities and to help the poor and the needy in our society.  Please if I 
reach you as I am hopeful, endeavor to get back to me as soon as possible to 
enable me conclude my job. I hope to hear from you in no distant time.

For more information contact me at my email:

We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours in services,
Charles Russell Esq
Charles Russell LLP