I received this today. I noticed in searching that there are other similar scams like this that have gone around. Some poor soul could be taken in with something like this.
The email was as follows:
Chigozie Dickson & ASSOCIATES
15 Medical Road, Ikeja.
Tel 234 80 66500372
This message is intended only for the use of the individual or organization
to which it is addressed. It contains information that is privilege and
confidential but exempts from disclosure under the applicable law(s). If you
are not the intended recipient, employee or agent responsible for delivery
of this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that
dissemination or copying of this message is strictly prohibited.
NOTIFICATION OF BEQUEST
We act as solicitors and our services have been retained by Mr. Mark Vinsen
now late here in after referred to as our client. On behalf of Late Mr. Mark
Vinsen, I write to notify you that my late client made you a beneficiary to
the bequest sum US$10.5 Million. In the codicil to his will and last
testament. My client Late Mr. Mark Vinsen died on 1st day January 2004 at
the Agaja beach at the age of 60.Until his death was a member of several
non-governmental organizations and he was also great philanthropist.
This bequest is for support of your activities, humanitarian services and
help to the less privileged. In accordance with our inheritance laws you are
required to forward documents of proof as the benefice beneficiary. We are
perfecting arrangements to complete the lodgment of this money into your
desired bank account.
Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter immediately.
Please get in touch with me On My Private E-mail Address:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call me on my private telephone number Tel 234 80
Barr. Chigozie Dickson (ESQ)
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What Is This?This Email with the Subject "CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Feb 2006 03:32:28 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam Email. The sender shows as UserPasta@aol.com, although that address was probably spoofed. We recommend that you do not attempt to contact any persons or organizations referenced in this email, as you may expose yourself to scammers and, at the very least, you will be added to their email address lists for spam purposes.