This email with the subject "Dear Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 07 Jun 2010 03:12:05 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "REVWISDOMSMITH"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beneficiary, I am writing to know if you have already been informed that a legacy of $2M (Two Million United States Dollars) was bequeathed to you by our late client Mr. Maurice Wohl, an Israeli born British citizen who died of heart-related complications. He was aged 83. Until his death He was a kind philanthropist who believed in charity for Humanitarian Assistance both in life and death. Congratulations: You are among the numerous beneficiaries of his estate as announced by the executors of his Will. We have arranged to make your fund available to you via HSBC VISA CARD. With this procedure, your fund will be programmed in a new HSBC VISA CARD and delivered directly to your door step. Also, a pin Number will be issued to you along with the ATM CARD to enable you make withdrawal of your fund from any ATM MACHINE in any part of the country. But the maximum amount withdrawal in each withdrawal is $2,500 and a total of Ten Thousand United States Dollars ($10,000.00) is permitted per day. You are advised to make direct contact with Rev. Wisdom Smith. He is the Personal assistant to Late Mr. Maurice Wohl, You should contact him through his private email address below: Name: Rev. Wisdom Smith Email: email@example.com Direct Phone: 845-536-4730 While contacting Rev. Wisdom Smith, kindly forward the following details to him. This below details will be used to program your fund in a new HSBC VISA CARD.you will be asked to state your payment release code MWIS/HSBC/1110/2010/2m Your Full name: Address: Phone Numbers: Next of Kin: Marital Statues: Occupation: Yours faithfully, Ms. Antonia Mattson.