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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.


From: [email protected]
Reply: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:17:07 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Good News

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Hello ! It’s me Sgt Mark Clark


Greetings From Syria,

Hope this emails finds you in good health. Please permit me to introduce myself as Sgt Mark Clark, I am a United States Army Officer, currently stationed in Syria on peace-keeping against the war going on in the middle east. Actually this may not be a conventional way to contact you pertaining to the objectives and content of this mail. But I suggest you read this thoroughly and get back to me as this could be a great opportunity to riches for both of us I can assure that.

It is my pleasure to inform you that I have in my possession a total sum of $1.5 Million USD (One million five hundred thousand United States Dollars). These funds were realized by my team from series of raids against the Taliban in their hideouts where millions of dollars and ammunition were hidden in bunkers. Now based on the American legislative decision on withdrawing military troops from here, I have decided to get the funds transferred immediately and that is why I am contacting you. So to say, I have an urgent need to transfer and invest these funds into real estate business or any other lucrative business for me in your country. As a matter of fact,

I have been searching for a reliable and trustworthy person that will receive the fund whenever it is transferred from here.
So if you will be very sincere with me in handling and investing the fund following my directives, I will give you more information on how we can proceed. I have already made every necessary arrangements to transfer the fund through diplomatic courier means by air with the UN Red Cross jet. I have already made concrete arrangement for this and will also obtain necessary legal documents to back up this transaction to any level, so neither you nor I will have nothing to worry about.

The war and the tension in the middle east is getting tougher. And I will like to get the fund moved out from here as soon as possible. At the end of this transaction, you will receive 30% of the total fund as your share for assisting me while 70% will be for me. I am also willing to donate 10% of the fund to charity organizations as to help the poor. So if you are interested, get back to me by email ([email protected]) quickly so I can let you have more details. I can as well allow you some time to think about this deal if you need be but I can’t wait for too long as I am running out of time. Lastly, let this deal remain highly confidential between only you and I for security reasons. But if you have questions or suggestions, let me know.


I only require your

1) Home Address
2) Full Name
3) Telephone Number
4) Your email Address

Mind you all this requested from you does not pose any risk it is only needed for documentation and file upkeep delivering

Kindly get back to me soon as possible


Sincerely,

Sgt Mark Clark

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