This email with the subject "CONFIDENCIAL BUSINESS PROPOSAL." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 19 Apr 2009 05:47:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was General Peter Schoomaker <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Dear Friend, Please reply to the EMAIL:email@example.com My name is General Peter Schoomaker,the former Chief of Army Staff (C.A.S). Actually,I acquired 15.5 Million US Dollars from an oil business I did in Iraq with an Iraqi citizen.I need a good partner who I can trust to assist me in receiving the consignment on my behalf. All arrangement to bring out the consignment from Iraq i have being concluded with a United Nations diplomat.I need someone who can receive it since I can not receive it directly due to my status. I am offering you 20% of the total sum for your assistance and the 80% will be transferred to my account which I will instruct you in my next email to you on how it will be transferred to my account. Your own part of this deal is to find a safe place where the funds can be sent to. If you are interested I will furnish you with more details.But the whole process is simple and we must keep a low profile at all times.The best mode of communication to me is through email. I look forward to your reply and co-operation,and I thank you in advance as I anticipate your co-operation waiting for your urgent response. Gen Schoomaker J Peter.