The return address is at yahoo.com There is nothing particularly interesting in the header. The originating IP is 220.127.116.11 which is Yahoo-EU-NET. http://www.coolwhois.com/d/18.104.22.168
The omitted name has my real last name.Business Proposal
I am Mr. Wilfred Sazili Leng, a Malaysian and a solicitor at law.
It is understandable that someone in your position should have little apprehension receiving this letter hence you do not know me. However, I crave your indulgence to note the mater hereto with great attention.
Late Mr. [omitted -- see below], a nationalist of your country, who was hereinafter called my client, had made some fixed deposit valued US$ 3,646,743 as per the last Statement of Account.
I have been given mandate by the Bank to provide the Next of Kin to my late client. The above set of facts underscores my reason of writing as my effort to locate the deceased’s families was not successful.
I am of the settled conviction that using my position, working with you, since you have the same last Name with the Late Investor, we can secure the funds for our use instead of allowing it pass as unclaimed funds into the coffers of the Government.
I crave your participation to enable us secures this Estate.
I have seized all relevant information (legal and Banking) that will facilitate putting you forward as the claimant/beneficiary of the funds and ultimately transfer the money to your account in your country. Be assured that I am on top of the situation all the time and there will be no risk.
Needless to say, Uttermost CONFIDENTIALITY is of vital importance if we are to successfully reap the immense benefits of this transaction. I have intentionally left out the finer details for now until I hear from you. To affirm your willingness and cooperation to my proposal please do so by email and send me an identification of yours.
Barr, Wilfred Sazili Leng (Esq.)
I've gotten appeals of this type regarding people I know are real (such as Yassir Arafat and Jonas Savimbi), so I wikied and googled the name.
Anyone else get a personalized come-on like this?