A Scam Email with the Subject "PLEASE HELP ME IN THIS TRANSACTION IN YOUR C" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Jan 2007 16:47:11 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was JOHN GUY <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, My name is John B. Guy I am an American soldier, I am serving in the military of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regimient,Patrols Tal Afar, in Iraq. I am presently in Kuwait for the mean time. I apologized using this medium to reach you for a transaction/business of this magnitude.Please view this link to see my picture: http://www4.army.mil/armyimages/armyimage.php?photo=9169 and http://www4.army.mil/armyimages/armyimage.php?photo=7990. We have in our possession the sum of US$25,000,000.00 (Twenty Five Million US Dollars), which belongs to Saddam Hussein. These funds have been moved and kept safe in a Security Company, please view this link for more details: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455. stm Basically since we are working for the American Government, we cannot keep these funds, but we want to transfer and move the funds to you, so that you can keep it for us in your safe account or an offshore account. I have the authority of my partners involved to propose that should you be willing to assist us in this transaction, your share of the sum will be 30% of the US$25 million, 60% for us and 10% will be kept aside for expenses and rest assure that this business is 100% safe on your part provided you treat it with utmost secrecy and confidentiality. Therefore, if you are interested, please reply immediately via email ,with your Full Name, Current Mailing Address and your confidential Telephone and Fax numbers for easy communication. Upon your response, I shallthen provide you with more details that will help you understand the transaction. Please Email me true my private E-mail: email@example.com Please observe utmost confidentiality, and be restassured that this business is risk free. Respectfully submitted Sgt. John B. Guy