Australia: the new Nigeria?

Just got a 419 spam with a new twist:

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 21:42:53 +0700
From: "Mr. Mark Kewell" <>
Subject: Hello Friend.

Hello Friend,

I am Mr. Mark Kewell a personal treasurer to Late Mr. Kerry Packer the
Richest man in Australia and owner of the many companies. His business
empire, built around Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd (PBL), includes
television, magazines, Internet-related enterprises, Melbourne's Crown
Casino and the Burswood Casino in  Perth, beef cattle properties,
petrochemicals, property investment, resources and engineering.
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