A Scam Email with the Subject "Hi Dearest Friend," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:17:27 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "R Laura" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hi Dearest Friend, I am writing this later in secrecy because of the gains i have made through the last raid in the enemy camp, now i have US$3,200.000 as my share and i want to move it to you so that it will be save and never be seize by the US government when such amount is sent through war zones. I Thank you for your very kind and prompt response to my email, indicating your willingness to assist me transfer this funds for investment purposes in your country or any country that you will recommend, am well impressed by your person and I feel I have found the right person, but time will tell, as you know, the success of this transaction will depend on our total mutual trust and you must promise that you will keep it secret within yourself. I want everything to be clear to you right now but you have to read carefully.The deal is all about the money I made here, and I have it kept safely in a box. Due to the United Nation policy on Iraq, there is a plan to move some troops out to Syria so I may be among the people that will be moving out. I cannot take this money to Syria and or the United States because since they know me as military personnel, they will want to know how I come about it. For this reason, I have made an arrangement for a courier and delivery company with diplomatic agent to move this fund. The question is who will be in charge of the money in my absence? This is exactly why I need your help. I want to guarantee you that you will not stand any risk in this as I have mapped out the strategy to have this package moved out of here safely Through Diplomatic means. you have to keep everything confidential till you receive the fund as a package. I must not fail to explain to you how I came across this fund I want you to use for investment. our soldiers had encounter and exchanged bullets with some gunmen and eventually three of our soldiers were injured in the event while over sixteen of the gunmen were killed on the commando raids, as part of the commando. I saw two trunks and showed it to my fellow and we decided to force of the trunks open and discovered huge amount of dollars in it and we did the same to the other trunk and saw the same thing and we quickly took the trunks. Finally, I want you to stand as the beneficiary and receive the fund and keep it safe so that as soon as i come to your country, you will assist me to invest it in a good profitable venture,I will give you 35% of the total money for the assistance after you have receive the money. I believe I can trust you. Where we are now we can only communicate through our military communication facilities, which are secured so no body can monitor our emails, then I can explain in details to you. I will only reach you through email, because the control unit monitor all calls, I just have to be sure whom I am dealing with. Please if you can handle it, let me know so that i will furnish you on the way forward. Please send your information so that i will furnish you on the modality to follow. Your Name:_______________________ Your Address_________________ Your Phone Number_________________ Your Occupation___________________ Your Nearest Airport______________ SGT RALPH LAURA (DSS/GT)