A Scam Email with the Subject "Bequest Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Aug 2007 02:13:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Bequest Beneficiary,
We act as solicitors and our services have been retained by Henry Cox, now late here in after referred to as our client. On behalf of late Henry Cox, I write to notify you that our late client made you a beneficiary to the bequest sum of One Million, Seven Hundred Thousand British pound sterling in the codicil to his will and last testament.
Henry Cox died on 8th day of February 2005 after a brief illness at the age of 85. Until his death he was consultant to several oil and gas industries. He had a sojourn in the United States and so many other countries before he came to Cairn Energy PLC oil and gas exploration and Production Company based in the United Kingdom. He was a knight in the Church and belonged to several non-governmental and scientific organizations. He was also a great philanthropist and a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club International.
This bequest is to support your activities, humanitarian services and help to the less privileged. In accordance with our inheritance law you are required to apply for claims through this law firm to a Finance House in United Kingdom, where this fund was deposited. We are perfecting arrangements to complete the transfer of this inheritance to you.
You are required to forward the following details of yours; full
names, address, occupation, age, phone and fax numbers to Johnson
Newman (Attorney At Law) through this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, for verification and re-confirmation.Please acknowledge the receipt of this letter immediately by replying.
Yours in service,
Dynamic Law Firm,
Solicitors & Advocates.
12 Campshill Road,
London United Kingdom.
Phone:+44 7011 1463 55