Re: [newtech-1] US Soldier scam

From: D.A. G.
Sent on: Tuesday, March 4, 2008 5:42 PM
Damn, they used to say that the porn industry was leading the web in 
terms of innovation.

I think these Nigerian scammers are paving the way for email marketing. 
They're always coming up with new and interesting ways to harp on that 
same old note.

Dave

Victor Shamanovsky wrote:
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: <[address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>>
> Date: Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 3:17 PM
> Subject: We can get this done!!!
> To: [address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>
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>
> Greetings,
>  
>  
> Perhaps this email may come to you as a surprise. I got your contact 
> from a search on the internet and I am taking the chance to contact 
> you. I am Sgt. Barry Crawford,US soldier serving in the peace keeping 
> mission in Iraq . I am in dire need of your assistance.
>  
> I am making a concealed request to you for an assistance to move some 
> funds for safe keeping.I am left with no option,hence I am on the 
> internet trying to establish contact with the outside world, to seek a 
> reliable and trusted person.I hope to be concluding my service here in 
> Iraq in the next 5 months before I return home.
>  
> The money in question was discovered in some barrels at a farm house 
> near one of Saddam's old palace in Tikrit-Iraq during a rescue 
> operation.  While we tortured 3 terrorist we captured during the 
> operation to extract information, they confessed being rebels for 
> Ayman Al-Zawahiri and followers of Mahmoud al-Hassani, a Shiite cleric 
> known for anti-American views.  They took us to a cave in the farm 
> house which served as their operating base. It was here myself and 
> Sgt. Richard Burnette made discovery of the money. We agreed to keep 
> aside some of the money for ourselves before disclosing it. You'd 
> probably wonder why, but no compensation can make up for the risk we 
> have taken with our lives in this hell called Iraq . Sgt. Richard 
> Burnette just passed away from complications resulting from a very 
> serious injury he sustained here. America has lost thousands of young 
> men in this mission.
>  
> Please visit this link to see just how many of my collegues have died 
> so far in our quest to do our nation proud.
>  
> http://www.cnn.co...­
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> http://www.defens...­
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> http://www.cnn.co...­
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> http://www.granma...­
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> I am sincerely hoping you are a honest person who can be of help to 
> me. I should be returning back to the US after our assignment here in 
> Iraq elapses.I am proposing 20% of the entire sum involved for your 
> cooperation and assistance.
> Importantly,I plead that this information be kept a top secret between 
> you and me to protect my job with the US Military.
>  
> I have been able to get the money out of Iraq in a box to a safe 
> location through our colleague here who is with the British Army. The 
> content of the box was undisclosed. 
> Please contact me for further information on this issue.
>  
> Regards,
>  
> Sgt. Barry Crawford
> US Military, 1st Battalion Infantry Regiment.
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