This email with the subject "Treat as urgent and confidential, from David Perkins" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:34:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "General David Perkins"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greetings dear friend, This Email is for your kind attention: URGENT RESPONSE ( Investment in your Country) With a warm heart I offer my friendship, and my greetings, and I hope this email letter meets you in good time. It will be surprising to you to receive this proposal from me since you do not know me personally. However, I am sincerely seeking your confidence in this transaction, which I propose with my free mind and as a person of integrity. I am David Perkins of the USA Army, I only got your contact details from the International Exchange Information On-line on my personal programmed search on the internet for a reputable company or individual to assist me sincerely & confidential which your information & profiles were very satisfactory, so i decided to contact you immediately. 1. PURPOSE : I am humbly seeking for your assistance in the handling of $6.7Million ( Six Million Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) to your foreign account for the purpose of Investment with benefits. Hence my urgent request for your assistance. 2.SOURCE OF FUND: This amount to be handle was given to me as compensation by United Nation here in Afghanistan as a Captain of the Air Force because I lead some operation to eradicate Terrorist and illegal drugs dealings that sponsored Al-Qa'ida and Jama'at al-Tawhid wa-al Jihad Group here in Afghanistan and during this operation we succeed in sending the Group off the city as well a lot of money was recovered from the assignment. So the United Nations called my group and show appreciation for our job well done by giving us some money to shared within ourselves which my own portion I do not want my Governemt to be aware of it. They do keep this money at there homes to be using it in purchasing Ammunition and illegal drugs activities. This fund has been laying dormant in security company since 2013, that is the reason I contact you to stand as the original owner of the fund to enable it being move to your country for investment project. 3.REQUIREMENT : What i expect from you in your reply are the following so that we can proceed: (i) Your full name: (ii) Your occupation: (iii) Your residential address: (iiii) Your direct telephone and mobile numbers: (iiiii) Copy of your international passport or national ID-CARD: (iiiiii) Marital status: 4.DISBURSEMENT: I have resolved that you take 25% of the total amount for your assistance and the balance 75% would be left for me for my investment in your country which you shall stand as the chief executive. 5.SECURITY: All modalities for the handling of this fund has been put in place and i have to use this opportunity to assure you that the process form is entirety 100% risk free and as such you should bring out your mind and work with me. 6. The other point to note is that the nature of your work/business will not affect or hinder the outcome of this transaction. Thanks, Gen. David Perkins