This is another example of the “Iraq soldier scam.” An American soldier, usually a sergeant, claims to have recovered a fortune in cash that had belonged to Saddam Hussein, and he needs your help getting it out of the country. Hussein was a murderous dictator, so it’s not like we’re taking money from poor people or anything like that. Can you help? You’ll get a healthy reward if you do (sucker).
from: Sgt.Darrell Klante firstname.lastname@example.org
date: Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 7:18 PM
subject: CAN YOU DO THIS???
FROM: Sgt.Darrell Klante
Good day, my name is Darrell Klante,
I am an American soldier, I am serving in the military of the 1st Armored Division in Iraq, as you know we are being attacked by insurgents everyday and car bombs. We managed to move funds belonging to Saddam Hussein’s family. The total amount is US$25 Million dollars in cash, mostly 100 dollar bills. We want to move this money to you, so that you may invest it for us and keep our share for banking. You can go to this web link to read about events that took place there:
We will take 70%, my partner and I. You take the other 30%. No strings attached, just help us move it out of Iraq, Iraq is a war zone. We plan on using diplomatic courier and shipping the money out in two large silver boxes, using diplomatic immunity. If you are interested I will send you the full details, my job is to find a good partner that we can trust and that will assist us. Can I trust you? When you receive this letter, kindly send me an e-mail signifying your interest including your most confidential telephone/fax numbers for quick communication also your contact details. This business is risk free. The box can be shipped out in 48hrs.
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