This email with the subject "Read Carefully." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Dec 2006 04:00:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Buchy Williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Barrister Buchy Wiliams & Co. Chambers Solicitors & Advocates. Calle Juan Carlos 450 280005 Madrid Spain. ATTN SIR I humbly crave your indulgence in sending you this mail,if the contents does not meet with your personal and business ethics,I appologise in advance.I am Barrister buchy Williams, the Personal Attorney to late Mr .James Kelly who was a contractor with emelite gold mining company here in Spain.And on the 3rd of Oct 2000, my client,and his family were perished in a car accident along Zaragoza Spain express way. Before his death, my client has a fixed dopsit valued at(USD$9.8M)with bank (Banco Santander) here in Spain and upon the maturity, this bank started contacting him but no response.Conseqently,the bank issued me a notice to provide the next of kin or have the account confiscated after 4 months, as the law of this land says. Since then I have made several enquiries to their Embassy to locate any of my clients extended relatives,this has also proved unsuccessful. Since I did not succeed in locating any of his relatives for over two years now, I therefore seek your consent to present you as the next of kin of the deceased since you are from the same country ,so that the proceeds of this account valued at $9.8m can be paid to you and then you and me can share the money instead of loosing it.I know that you might be wonder why I have decided to trust you with this huge sum, but the truth is that I need you to get this money out of the bank here considering the fact that your a foreigner ,that will make it a lot easier and straight forward I have all necessary legal documents that can be used to back up any claim we may make.All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this deal through.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.Please get in touch with me to enable us discuss further about this claim. Best regards, Barrister Buchy Willams