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The sender was "Sgt. Perry Winchester ,1st Armored Division in Iraq))" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:SGT. PERRY WINCHESTER 1ST ARMORED DIVISION IN IRAQ/ YOUR URGENTLY REPLY Sgt. Perry Winchester, 1st Armored Division in Iraq Reply to my private email: email@example.com (REMITTANCE OF US38.6M MILLION U.S.A DOLLARS CONFIDENTIAL IS THE CASE) Attention: I feel quite safe dealing with you in this business proposition having gone through your remarkable profile on the internet. Though, this medium (Internet)has been greatly abused, I choose to reach you through it because it still remains the fastest, surest and most secured medium of communication.However,this correspondence is unofficial and private, and it should be treated as such. Before I introduce myself, I wish to inform you that this letter is not a hoax or Scam mail and I urge you to treat it with the seriousness it deserves. I also guarantee you that this deal is hitch free from all what you may think of.My name is Sgt. Perry Winchester.I am an American soldier and am serving in the military with the 1st Armored Division in Iraq till date. As you know we are being attacked by insurgents everyday and car bombs/suicide bombers. However,i managed to move part of funds belonging to (Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq)Sinan Al-Shibibi. family in 2009. The total amount is US38.6M (Thirty Eight Million, Six Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only) which was made through Oil bunkers business in Iraq. This money has been kept some where outside Baghdad for some time but with the proposed troop in-increase by President Barrack Obama to end the war and make peace with Iraq militant and terrorist i am afraid that something may happen to my life, or the fund may be declared Dormant,sophisticated by the finance company were i have deposited the money for safe keep,or this fund may be sent to the Bank Treasury according to banking and financial law. Hence i want to make sure that the money is in a safe hands pending the completion of our assignment here.You can read about on this link below http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm SHARING ARRANGEMENTS: The Banking law and guideline here stipulates that if such money remained unclaimed after 4 financial years, the money will be transferred into the Bank treasury as unclaimed fund.I agree that 40 % of this money will be for you as foreign partner, in respect to the provision of a foreign account,and 60 % would be for investment in your Country as soon as the Transfer is completed. EXECUTION OF THE PROPOSED DEAL: To enable the immediate transfer of this fund to you as arranged, please include your Information as stated below. FULL NAME: CURRENT ADDRESS: PHONE, FAX, PROFESSION: MARITAL STATUS: AGE: NATIONALITY: COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION (INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT OR DRIVERS LICENSE) I look forward to reading from you so as to extend more confidential details to you immediately.I really hope that i can trust you.I will be the one to provide the vital documents for the claims of the Fund and then advise you exactly how we should handle it without any delay. Yours sincerely, Sgt. Perry Winchester . Reply to my private email: firstname.lastname@example.org