Although you would have to be practically brain dead or consumed with greed to fall for this monumental stinker of a scam, I am reposting it because of its particularly troublesome subject matter. The scam artists attempts to tug at both your greed and your heart strings. Claiming to be a U.S. Soldier in Kuwait in need of my (your assistance). Also notice the links to legitimate stories to substantiate the amazingly ridiculous claims contained in the letter.
You might want to have a bucket or bag near-by as reading this letter might induce nausea. For the sake of those who don’t want to read this trip I have posted it below the page break.
I wish to use this medium to get in touch with you first because it’s fastest means. My name is Sgt. Robert Johnson, I am in theand I am serving in the military of the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, in . I am presently in for the mean time. I apologized using this medium to reach you for a deal of this magnitude. Please view this link to see my picture:
We have in our possession the sum of US$10,000,000.00 (Ten Million U.S Dollars), which belongs to Late President Saddam Hussein. These funds have been moved and kept safe in a Security Company, please view this link for more details:
Basically since we are working for the American Government, we cannot keep these funds, but we want to 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 colleagues involved to propose that should you be willing to assist us in this deal, you shall involve the funds in a short term investment on our behalf and you shall be entitled to 60% of the Net Profit and afterwards receive a compensation of 10% of the entire fund. All expenses shall be paid back upon confirmation of the funds in your possession. Be rest assured that this deal is 100% safe on your part provided you treat it with utmost
Therefore, if you are interested, please reply immediately via my private email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your Current Mailing Address and your confidential Telephone and Fax numbers for easy communication. Upon your response, I shall then provide you with more details that will help you understand the deal. Please observe utmost confidentiality, and be rest
assured that this deal is risk free.
Sgt. Robert Johnson
Pls reply to: email@example.com