A Scam Email with the Subject "I Apologise" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 01 Sep 2007 15:29:55 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Captain Scott Duke" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend I Apologise if I did wrong by contacting You.I am Captain Scott Duke, a US MARINE OFFICER. On 24Th Aug 2007.I and my Troops were alerted on the need of some Reconstruction works in Haifa Street, a long thoroughfare of high-rise buildings built and Occupied by Saddam Hussein when he was alive here in Baghdad. Immediately we proceeded to the site and as we commence work to our utmost surprise, we discovered an underground bunker in one of the buildings. Upon investigation of the bunker to my surprise, we discovered one box safely hidden and sealed, I told my men to open the box in order to find out the contents of the box, and when they opened Box, to My Amazement the box contained $9.5Million us dollars. I Have kept the Consignment box secured with a Senior United Nation UK Diplomat Smith Williams in London UK to keep for me as i am on my duty in Hafiz Iraq. I Did not disclose the contents of the Box to the Diplomat.I told the United Nation UK Diplomat that the Consignment metallic Box Contents Family Treasure Items for safe keeping for my in London as i am on my duty post in Iraq. I Need a Reliable and Trustworthy person Like you to receive the consignment for me and invest the money for me in your country as i am on my duty in Iraq peacefully and legitimate once you reply with your postal address,telephone E-mail,full name and where the diplomat will deliver the consignment to you door to door step by the united nation senior diplomat from London Hon Dr.Williams Smith. You will invest this money in a good investment in your country for the benefit of both of us. i will give you 40% of the total sum for your assistance in helping me to to receive the consignment and invest the money, to enable the United Nation UK Diplomat to Deliver the Consignment to your door step. Please do not Disclose this transfer to anybody as to protect this money between us. In the attached file below are my Driver License, US Marine Identity Card,and the trunk consignment box in my picture,for you to know me more.Haifa Iraq is a hot Zone 24hrs zone as you can see in television and news. i am happy that the consignment is secured in a UK by United Nation Diplomat sealed and lock with the code which i will give you to to open the consignment box when the diplomat deliver the consignment box. Please Remember UK Senior Diplomat does not know the real contents of the box. contact me to enable me to give you the contact email and telephone number of the diplomat in UK London to contact him with your address to deliver the consignment to you peacefully and legitimate. i wait for your urgent reply. Email me to my private email address. firstname.lastname@example.org Best Regards Captain Scott Duke