This email with the subject "My name is Sgt. Gottesman Jones , an american soldier, i was serving in the military of the 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq.I am in Iraq at the moment," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 May 2010 10:38:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Sgt. Gottesman Jones"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
My name is Sgt. Gottesman Jones , an american soldier, i was serving in the military of the 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq.I am in Iraq at the moment, i and my partner moved one of the boxes containing funds which we believe belongs to Saddam Hussein in March 2008, the total money in this box is $12,000,000.00 (Twelve million US dollars), this money has been moved via a safe Diplomatic Courier Service to a secured Security company, Click on this link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm Basically since we are working for the American Government we cannot keep this money, we are 3 that are involved.This means that you will take 30 percent, i will take 30 percent, and my partner will take 30 percent, 10 percent will be kept aside for expenses. This business is confidential, and we plead that it should not be discussed with anyone.There is no risk involved, we left this funds at the Security Company without declaring the contents, just to make sure that the money will be safe for transfer and investment. If you are interested i will send you the full details, my job is to find a good partner that we can trust and will assist us.kindly send me an e-mail signifying your interest including your telephone/fax numbers for quick communication and also your contact details. I assure you that this transaction is risk free and its success is 100% guaranteed, Please get in touch with me. Yours-in-service, Sgt. Gottesman Jones