A Scam 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" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
SUB: LATE SIR. JOHN PAUL GETTY'S WILL 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: firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to hearing from you. Yours in services, Charles Russell Esq Charles Russell LLP