This email with the subject "Matthew Baker ESQ" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 02 Nov 2006 04:40:06 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Matthew Baker <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I am Barrister Matthew Baker, an attorney at law in London. A deceased client of mine, by name Alh. Slamet Hassan died in Banda Aceh in Indonesia with his wife and family as a result of the deadly Tsunami. Please log to this website for more about the Tsunami www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2004/tsunami.disaster/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake I am contacting you to help assist me in ensuring that the funds lodged by my client with a Financial Institution Abroad, the Financial Institution did not decleared unclaimed hence my reason for this contact to you. The Financial Institution has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the funds will be confiscated. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my late client, so that the proceeds of this funds 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 any breach of the law. If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. Please contact me at once to indicate your interest. However if you are willing to assist me in this venture i will establish a verbal telephone communication with you and bring you into a much better picture of the situation. Best Regards, Barrister Matthew Baker. 3rd Floor, Sunlight House, Quay Street Manchester M3 3JZ