This email with the subject "NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST:" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 14 May 2010 01:04:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barrister John Clark" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: John Clark & Associates Managing Partner (John Russell LLP) NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST: On behalf of the Trustees and Executives of the estate of Late Mr. Frank Pierre, I once again try to notify you as my earlier letter was returned undelivered. I hereby attempt to reach you again by this same email address given to this judiciary office by Mr. Frank Pierre before his death on his will. I wish to notify you that your contact email address was found on late Mr. Pierre last testament and which automatically means he has nominated you as one of his next of kin hence i am writing you regarding this. He left the sum of Twenty one Million united states Dollars for you in the codicil and last testament to his will.This may sound strange and unbelievable to you, but it is real and true. Being a widely 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 overseas who wished you well. Mr. Frank Pierre until his death was not married and was a member of the Helicopter Society and the Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers. He was a very dedicated Christian who loved to give out. His great philanthropy earned him numerous awards during his life time Late Mr. Frank Pierre died on the 16th day of February 2006 at the age of 90 years and his will is now ready for execution According to him, this money is to support his Christian activities and to help the poor and the needy, (may his soul rest with the Lord). 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 with the following information. 1.Full Name 2.Contact Address 3.Telephone/Fax Number I hope to hear from you in no distant time. Yours in his service, Barrister John Clark Office Address 8-10 New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1RS