A Scam Email with the Subject "Hello Dear Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 17 Apr 2009 09:54:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "COL.PATRICK GOODLUK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello Sir, I hope my email meet you well. I am in need of your assistance. My name is Col.PATRICK GOODLUK. I am a Military attache with the Engineering unit here in Ba'qubah, Iraq for the United State, we have about US$25.000.000(Twenty Five Million Dollars )that we want to move out of the country.through a high connection. My partners Sgt. Paul Reeves and I need a good associate partner, someone, that we can trust to actualize this venture. The money is from oil proceeds and legal, But we are moving it through diplomatic means to a safe and secured location of your choice through Diplomatic courier service. But can we trust you? Once the funds get to you, you take your 20% out and keep our own 80%. Your own part of this deal is to find a safe place where the funds can be sent to investment. Our own part is sending it to you, for collection. If you are interested reply to Email: email@example.com and I will furnish you with more details while i will expect to receive your FULL NAME PRIVATE TELEPHONE AND YOUR FULL ADDRESS. Awaiting your urgent response. Best Regards COL.PATRICK GOODLUK