Scam Email from Gerard Elias QC

Allegedly from: Gerard Elias g.elias @ lawsociety.org.uk

Hello,

How are you and your family? I sent you several emails without getting a response about your late uncle's deposits with his bank, I don't know if you have not been receiving the messages. Being his lawyer I have started working on the 15.2 million Mr Adams left in the bank and the bank would like to have you come forward with some vital documents. Please send the under listed information to me immediately.

Names
Current Address
Contact numbers
Occupation

The 15.2 million would be released to you within 10 working days according to the director and I working to make sure you receive it with the same period. I await your immediate response.

Regards,

Gerard Elias QC

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