A Scam Email with the Subject "From Iraq" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Nov 2008 07:52:16 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "SGT.Wilkins Ray and Team"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear, We are team (THREE IN NUMBER) of American troops writing from Baghdad, Iraq, we are urgently seeking for your willingness to secure the below consignment. The goods consist of huge amount of money in sealed boxes. At this moment, we have already ship these goods (money) outside Iraq for safekeeping through a very strong security company but due to law and restriction order we are unable to transport the goods to America; the security company now shipped it to SPAIN for safety in their vault warehouse. That is the reason we are soliciting for your interest to assist us in receiving the goods on our behalf. Out of the US$29.5 million in cash, we are only ready to relinquish US$5.5 million to you if you can assist us secure this money in your country or any safe place. We will appreciate your effort to reach us through email confirming your interest to our proposal. As soon as we receive your positive reply we will give you the contact of the trusted security company as the owner of the consignments. The only telephone access we have is radio message which is for our general use and is being monitored therefore all communication will be via email till we finish our assignment here and fly straight to your country to meet you. Thank God that the new President – Elect, Barack Obama whose keen interest is call us back home soon. Yours truly, SGT.Wilkins Ray and Team