This email with the subject "ATTN:BUSINESS DEAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Aug 2009 22:36:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Sgt Perry Rice"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello friend, I hope my email meets you well. I am in need of your assistance. My name is Sgt Perry Rice. I am working in the Engineering military unit here in Ba'qubah in Iraq. I would like to intimate you with certain facts that I believe would be of interest to you. I have some amount of funds that i need your assistance to move out of the country. Hope i can entrust this to you? It is oil money and legal. Basically since i am working for the government i cannot keep these funds of transfer it out of the country myself, I want to transfer the funds to you, so that you can keep it for me in your safe account or an offshore account. But i am moving it through Diplomatic means, to send it to your home address directly or a bank of your choice using Diplomatic Courier Service. Therefore I would like to be sure of your willingness, trustworthiness and commitment to execute this transaction with me, i cannot afford to compromise these virtues considering the money involved, it is necessary for me to be sure of the person to whom i will be entrusting this transaction, and my trust is not given out lightly. Once the funds get to you, the money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 70% for me and 30% for you. Your own part of this deal is to find a safe place where the funds can be sent to. My own part is sending it to you. There is no risk at all as all the paperwork for this transaction to ensure will be done by me. 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. This business is risk free. Waiting for your urgent response via my private email: email@example.com Regards, Sgt Perry Rice