If you ever wanted proof positive that the people who send out those “You are entitled to an inheritance payout” emails aren’t acting legitimately, then here it is.
Judging by an email we’ve received at Sophos – the scammers certainly don’t look at the email address that they’re sending their spam messages to.
Because we’ve received a message addressed to a Klingon, appearing to suggest that we might be the lucky recipient of an inheritance from a “late family member”.
My name is James Dillon, a solicitor based in United Kingdom. I am contacting you again to confirm if you received my previous letter to you regarding inheritance funds belonging to your late family member? I will like to assist you in accomplishing the claim process. Update me as soon as possible via email if you would like to proceed with the claim.
Regular readers of Naked Security know that unsolicited emails like this…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.