This email with the subject "***THIS IS FOR YOUR ATTENTION***" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Apr 2007 07:51:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Mr Brooks Blackford" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BERNARD $ BLACKFORD CHAMBERS 305-307 Neasden Lane, Neasden LONDON, NW10 1QR Compliments, Having gone through your business profile, I wish to notify you that I am seeking your consent to nominate you as a beneficiary to the estate of my late client (who had the same surname with you) My name is Barrister Brooks Blackford Representing BERNARD $ BLACKFORD CHAMBERS, a Legal Firm in England. The value of the estate including insurance entitlements to be paid is Four million Six hundred thousand British Pounds only(£4,600,000.00GBP) in the intent of the deceased. Notice of the (£4,600,000.00GBP) has just been brought to our attention, Upon our mutual agreement, our Legal firm here will present you to the Probate as the new beneficiary to the inheritance since there is no written will. Note that we can do this because of the surname identity. I will provide you with all the necessary documents/legal services as part of our role, as our services include the preparation of Letters of administration and powers of attorney to our clients. So we could provide the necessary services so to secure the release of the money in your name as the next of kin to our late client from the Finnance Security Company. All the papers will be processed in your name and upon your acceptance of this proposal, I will request that you kindly forward to us your letter of acceptance, your current, 1,Telephone number. 2,Your Full compleate name 3,Address and a forwarding address to enable us file necessary documents at our high court probate division for the release of this sum of money. Note that this is a high priority project and should be treated as such.all you have to is o send those information that is required of you so that you will be entitled to a partnership status if we are able to reach terms with you. Yours faithfully, Brooks Blackford.