A Scam Email with the Subject "[SPAM] NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:02:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MARK BENSON" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST PARTNER MANAGING MARK BENSON On behalf of the Trustees and Executor of the estate of Late Prof Roger Michael Needham. 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 on the WILL. I wish to notify you that late Prof Roger Michael Need ham made you a beneficiary to his WILL. He left the sum of Fifteen Million, One Hundred thousand United States Dollars to you in the Conductibility and last testament to his WILL. These masons strange and unbelievable to you with the current upsurge in cyber crime and the likes, but it is for 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 abroad who wished you good. Prof Roger Michael Needham, an engineer/Computer scientist who worked as Director, Microsoft Research limited, Cambridge before he died on 1st March in the year 2003 and was patron of the Royal Academy of Engineering and also member of various societies and organizations. He was a very dedicated Christian who loved to give out. His great Philanthropy earned him numerous awards during his life time one of which was the Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Late Roger Michael Needham died on the 1st March in the year 2003 at the age of 68 years, and his WILL is now ready for execution. According to him this money is to support humanitarian/philanthropic 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. In your response, please provide the following information. FULL NAMES AND ADDRESS TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER SEX OCCUPATION The requested information shall enable me authenticate the ones in the WILL and my file. You can reach me on this email firstname.lastname@example.org I await your prompt response. Yours in Service MARK BENSON.