This is just one type of the thousands
of scam e-mail variants
sent out each day by 419 scammers. If you've received an e-mail even
remotely similar to the scam published here or if you have
arrived at this page via an internet search resulting from an e-mail
that you received, YOU
HAVE RECEIVED A SCAM E-MAIL!
SGT. JACK LANE
This is an internet
send these scammers money for any reason.
[ BEGIN SCAM E-MAIL ]
From: Sgt Jack Lane <email@example.com>
Subject: From:Sgt Jack Lane
Date: Sat, Jul 17, 2010 22:46:54
From:Sgt Jack Lane
Good day and compliments,I know this letter will definitely come
to you as a huge surprise,but I implore you to take the time to go
through it carefully as the decision you make will go off a long way to
determine my future and continued existence.
Please allow me to introduce myself.I am Sgt.David King, a US
Marine Sgt. serving in the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment that
Patrols the Anbar province, Iraq.I am desperately in need of assistance
and I have summoned up courage to contact you.I am presently in Iraq
and I found your contact particulars in an address journal.
I am seeking your assistance to evacuate the sum of (Twelve million USD) to the States or any safe country,as far
as I can be assured that it will be safe in your care until I
complete my service here.This is no stolen money and there are no
SOURCE OF MONEY:
Some money in various currencies was discovered and concealed in
barrels with piles of weapons and ammunition at a location near one of
Saddam Hussein's old Presidential Palaces during a rescue operation and
it was agreed by all party present that the money be shared amongst us.
Click this link http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm
This might appear as an illegal thing to do but I tell you what?
No compensation can make up for the risks we have taken with our
lives in this hellhole.The above figure was given to me as my share and
to conceal this kind of money became a problem for me, so with the help
of a British contact working with the UN here (his office enjoys some
I was able to get the package out to a safe location entirely out
of trouble spot. He does not know the real contents of the package as
he believes that it belongs to an American who died in an air raid, who
before giving up trusted me to hand over the package to his close
relative. I have now found a secured way of getting the package out of
Iraq for you to pick up.I do not know for how long I will remain here,
as I have been lucky to survive 2 suicide bomb attacks by Pure Divine
This and other reasons put into consideration have prompted me to
reach out for help. If it might be of interest to you then Endeavor to
contact me and we would work out the necessar yformalities but I pray
that you are discreet about this mutually benefiting relationship.
Sgt.Jack Lane ,
United States Marine Corps.IRAQ.
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SGT. JACK LANE
It's important to note that
any real people and / or legitimate
organizations whose actual names or other details appear in
these scam e-mails have absolutely no
with this scam!
Scammers never use their real
They frequently take on the identity of real people to help make themselves and their scam appear legitimate.
This is just a small sampling of the
many hundreds of advance fee fraud e-mails received each day here at
headquarters. It is 100% pure B.S. Purity Guaranteed!
There are many different types of 419 scam (examples)
but they all promise you something (fortune, job with salary /
low-interest loan, lottery prize,
bargain gold dust / diamonds,
work visa, etc.) in return
for a small 'fee' or some kind of remittance. Of course, there is no
fortune, no job, no loan, no prize to be had. It's just a ploy to get
willingly send them money.
If you receive one of these scam mails, simply delete it as you would any other spam mails.
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