Of all the email scams to hit me this one was by the far the funniest.
From: "Mr. Bilawal Bhutto" firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Sir/MadamMy name is Bilawal Bhutto the son of Benazir Bhutto who was murdered inPakistan by the present Pakistan Government on Thursday, 27 December 2007,Ms Bhutto was leaving a rally of her Pakistan People's Party(PPP)supporters in a park in the garrison town of Rawalpindi whenattackers Opened fire. Then a bomb was set off by the same attacker whichleft my mother dead and some 20 other people. You can find details of thekilling of my mother on this website below:-
Life has become unbearable since she was shot dead. Since then, my familyand I have been Living with shock and uncertainties, the Government ofMusharaff has made life difficult for us by ensuring that we are notdisposed to our finances and other properties that is owned by my motherand this has made life difficult for us. Just before my mother died shecalled my attention to the money she deposited in foreign account andcharged me to look for a foreigner who would assist me in the retrievingof the funds abroad which she wanted to use for the election, So l wouldbe very grateful if you could accept to help me achieve this greatobjective. For now, let all our communication is by e-mail because my lineis right now connected to the Pakistan Telecommunication Network services.I will give you details after I have received a response from you. Pleaseget back to me via this email email@example.com
Thank you very much.