This email with the subject "PLEASE LOOK INTO THIS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Mar 2010 05:17:13 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "David Mathias" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hope all is well? Greetings from the caves of war. My name is Capt. David Mathias. I am an American soldier, serving in the military with the army's 3rd infantry division based in Iraq/ Baghdad(now redeployed to Afganistan) . With a very desperate need for assistance, I have summed up courage to contact you. I found your contact particulars in an address journal. I am seeking your kind assistance to move the sum of ( $ 12 Million U.S. Dollars ) Twelve Million United State Dollars to United States soil, as far as I can be assured that my share will be safe in your care until I complete my service here. Source Of Money: Some money in various currencies was discovered in barrels at a farmhouse near one of Saddam's old palaces in Tikrit-Iraq during a rescue operation, this money has been kept somewhere outside Baghdad for some time but with the proposed troop in increase by president Barrack Obama, to end the suicide bombing and make peace with Iraq militant and terrorist ,we are afraid that the money may be discovered hence we want to move this money to you for safekeeping pending the completion of our assignment here.BELIEVE ME, IF YOU WERE IN MY BOOTS AND YOU CAME ACROSS SUCH AN OPPORTUNITY, U'D DO THE SAME SHIT.YOU WILL FIND THE STORY OF THIS MONEY ON THE WEB ADDRESS BELOW; http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm No Compensation can make up for the risk we have taken with our lives in this hell hole. I have to let you know that everything on earth is a risk. I pledged when I was joining the military to defend the United States of America and her territories even if i have to die which is exactly what we here for. Please note that this transaction is 100% real. All I require is your honest; cooperation and Sincerity to enable us see this deal through. I guarantee that this will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law as it is a 100% risk free venture. Kindly indicate your interest in assisting a fellow American . I will like you to send to me your full contact details, Your full names------------------ Address, ----------------- Contact telephone---------- For my record so that I can know how to position myself to make sure this deal is brought to a logical conclusion with out any hitch One passionate appeal I will make to you is not to discuss this matter with anybody, should you have reasons to reject this offer, please and please destroy this message as any leakage of this information will be too bad for us soldier here in Iraq. I do not know how long we will remain in Afganistan. I need you to confirm to me your percentage or how much you will take for your assistance and for the charity in your next mail to me, which should be as soon as you get this mail. I will settle for 20% - $2.4million; I’m not greedy. I honestly want this matter to be resolved asap, please contact me as soon as possible with my email:firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks. Capt. David Mathias.