This email with the subject "THANKS.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 19 Jun 2010 06:40:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Sgt. Mark Fitzgerald"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, This mail will definitely be coming to you as a surprise, but i must crave your indulgence to introduce myself to you. I am Sgt. Mark Fitzgerald, an American soldier, currently serving in the third infantry division in Iraq. I am in Kuwait on duty break. I and my partner, secretly moved some abandoned cash in a mansion belonging to the late president, Saddam Hussein and the total cash is 12million USD. As I write this letter to you, this box is with security firm in cash as I secretly moved it out of Iraq to a security firm for deposit. You don?t have to be afraid of anything as no one else knows about this and everything is safe. I would be pleased and grateful to you if you could assist us in receiving this box on our behalf as I will be heading back soon to camp in Iraq to join my Colleagues.Of course, I will give you some money for your efforts. We have limited time now, kindly get back to me immediately. Moving the funds out of here is not going to be a problem as arrangements are being made towards that. All I want from you is your trust and assurance that if the box gets to you,You can keep it in a safe place until our arrival. I have to stop here for now, as your response will determine our subsequent correspondence. Please do not expose us for security reasons. In God we trust, Sgt. Mark Fitzgerald,