This spam is typical of “you’ve won the ___ lottery” scams. I’m mostly tickled by the sender’s name. Would you bet on Poker Associates? There’s no link or attachment, so one would have to reply to firstname.lastname@example.org — wouldn’t that cause some concerns?
Sender: POKER ASSOCIATES (email@example.com)
Subject: RE:THIS IS FOR YOUR ATTENTION
ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW & NOTARY PUBLIC
VIA MAISTRA 5
7500 ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND
I write you this message under strict recommendation and in good faith. I am sorry at the perceived confusion you may have receiving by this letter from me since we have not met previously, To be straight, I am a solicitor at law and the personal attorney to my client whom i will refer to as my client, who used to work with defunct singer cement company here in Switzerland.
On the 5th of July 2004. It was reported to me that my client and his family were involved in Car Accident at Zurich enroot Geneva all occupants in the Car unfortunate lost their lives. With due sense of responsibility, I don?t know how far you are related to my client,because I have made enquires to his embassy to locate my client extended relatives. This unfort unately has proved unsuccessful.
I seized this opportunity and decided to contact you for your help and assistance in repatriating the money and property left over by my late client , before it get confiscated or declared unserviceable by the Security Company where this Huge deposits value at about Nine million Dollars was deposited.The Security Company just recently issued me a notice to provide the beneficiary next-of-kin of the deceased or they will have known choice than to confiscate the account within the
shortest period of time.
On your immediate approval and acceptance to assist me in this matter,i will inform you of what to do.All I require is your honest co-operation to enable this deal through.I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect both of us from any breach of the law to cover up your reputable name. Looking
forward to your urgent anticipation to this offer.
Thank you and my sincere regards to you and your family.
Barrister. William Poker.