Watch out for 'Iraq Spam'.
I normally delete these messages, but I thought this one was funny, since the military are supposed to be into 'top security', and shouldn't be 'doing spammy emails' to any Tom, Dick or Harry. I know they need funds for their equipment etc, but this is ridiculous:-)
----- Original Message ----- From: "James Barry
> Dear Friend,
> I am James Barry, an army contractor attached to the army force in Iraq.
> On the 27th day of June 2009, I and my men discovered a metal box containing US Dollars, which is
> a total figure mark $8.2 Million. We believe the box was owned and linked to late Saddam Hussein.
> We hid the box containing the money in untraceable location, and we are now in a desperate need of
> a reliable and trustworthy person whom will receive and secure the box containing the US Dollars.
> We can't afford to leave the box here in Iraq for any reason since Iraq is getting unsafe and dangerous
> every day. We have no idea what could happen next as everything remains inconclusive at this point.
> I am fully aware of what your thought would be, I will forward you my picture as well as my Identity, for
> you to know who you are dealing with.
> You will be compensated with 15% of this fund, please assure me of your keeping this topmost secret so
> that my job would not be jeopardized.
> My Sincere Regards,
> James Barry"
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