This email with the subject "LATE SIR. JOHN PAUL GETTY'S WILL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 May 2010 09:32:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Charles Russell LLP"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Charles Russell LLP London Office St James's (London) 8 - 10 New Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1RS, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 702 406 6538 E-mail:email@example.com 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.,I once again try to notify you as our email to you was returned as a failure delivery (undelivered), hence I hereby attempt to reach you via your e-mail address. I wish to notify you that the late Sir J. 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 Sterlings Only (GBPЈ9,708,692.7) to you in the codicil and last testament to his (WILL) which is eleven (11%) of his total funds of GBPЈ88,260,443.00 (Eighty Eight Million Two Hundred and Sixty Thousand Four Hundred and Forty Three Great British Pounds Sterling deposited with one of UK's biggest financial institution. 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. Please forward your response to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate attention. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Yours in services, Barr. Charles Russell Charles Russell LLP Partners: Barr. Simon Gilbert, Barr. John Walters, Barr. Susan McDonalds and Barr. Catherine Wright Attorney at Law.