This email with the subject "my client's next-of-kin" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 02 Jun 2010 21:18:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Saiful Azri"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Barrister Saiful Azri, an attorney at law. I discovered your email and information through internet search so I decided to contact you. A deceased client of mine, who hereinafter shall be referred to as my client,died as the result of a heart-related condition on the 11 November 2001. His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the Gulf Air Flight Crashes in Persian Gulf near Bahrain Aired August 23, 2000 - 2:50 p.m. ET as reported on http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0008/23/bn.08.html I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this deposit valued at NINTEEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS. ($19,000.000.00 USD).Is lodged. This bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my named client, so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you.Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage. All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next-of-kin will be provided. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from many breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. I must use this opportunity to implore you to exercise the utmost indulgence to keep this matter extraordinary confidential, whatever your decision, while I await your prompt response. Please contact me at once via my EMAIL ADDRESS to indicate your interest. Email: email@example.com Best regards, Barrister Saiful Azri.