And “Good Day” to you too. Submitted by a reader, this scammer is confused. Last time I looked, Thetford was in London not Winchester. And you don’t think anyone who’s client died leaving £9.8m would send out random emails, do you? Of course not. Just delete the email and don’t reply.
Thetford, 9 City Road
Good Day Friend
I am Paul Stanton ESQ.I require your confidentiality and assurance
concerning the estate of my late client,Mr Robert(surname witheld) who
died in a car crash with his immediate family in East London on the 5th of
November 2000 leaving behind an estate valued at Nine Million Eight
Hundred Thousand British Pounds Sterling only(9.8 million)with a finance
I had to contact you finding that you bear a similar last name with my
late client and with your consent, present you to the “trustee” as my late
client’s family member so as to enable you put up a claim to the bank in
that capacity as a next of kin of my client.
Please get in touch with me immediately if you wish to assist me in
pursuing this claim.I shall assemble all the necessary documents that will
be used to back up the claim.
Contact me via email(email@example.com)for better confidentiality and
send to me your telephone and fax numbers to enable us discuss further on
this transaction. If this proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue
advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you,Thanks for your
Paul Stanton ESQ
Soliciting Your Concern