This email with the subject "Official Request" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 30 Oct 2010 17:58:50 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Victor Stevens(ESQ)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Victor Stevens(ESQ) Victor Stevens & Associates, Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust Garden Court Chambers 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3LJ Dear Friend, I am Barrister Victor Stevens of Victor Stevens Chambers & Associates.This email is written and intended to solicit your assistance to be presented as NEXT OF KIN to my Late Client Mr Andreas Schranner from Munich,Germany.He made a fixed Deposit of $5Million United States Dollars only, Mr Andreas Schranner died along with his entire family in July 31 2000 in a plane crash,For more information please visit the website below. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/859479.stm The Governing Body of the Bank where my late client deposited the funds has contacted me on this matter,I desperately need your assistance to secure and claim the funds from the Bank here in London to any Country of your choice,Under a clear and legitimate agreement with you, I shall seek your consent to be presented as the next of Kin so that my late client's fund will not be confiscated by the Bank or to be misused by corrupt government officials. I propose a sharing formula of 60% for me, 40% for you and if you will agree to stand in as the next of kin and have the funds deposited into any account that you will provide. If you are interested in this transaction then send the below information 1.Your full name 2.Your cellphone number 3.Your age and sex 4.Your occupation 5.Your Country and city Thank you for your co-operation. Yours faithfully, Barrister Victor Stevens Private Email: email@example.com