Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Possible story line for someone?

I get a lot of emails everyday. Sometimes there are scams that I also find, this one has the makings of a thriller story line. There is a lot here actually and could easily be the basis of three chapters I think.

Dear friend, My name is Staff David Lee. I am an American soldier that served in the US military in Iraq with the army's 31st infantry division and I have some amount of funds that I want to move out of the country. I appreciate the fact that we are strangers for now but knowing that all relationship starts from strangers to friendship and family in a moment of trust and sincerity so please note that trust is very essential in all dealings. I got your contact from an email address journal. What I am about to share with you is a top secret which you are not expected to tell anyone for my own sake. Please note that I am in an Iraq country side cave and I have limited time to be on the internet due to my present location. I am presently hiding in a remote village which makes it difficult to have access to the internet but I will always try my best to come on from time to time to communicate with you. You must be quite aware that the entire soldiers that was sent to Iraq have been ordered to leave by President Barrack Obama last year December but I had to stay back due to some unfinished business I had over here which I would suggest that you please keep as strictly confidential. 

 During our service in Iraq, while fighting for the great people of America so many lives were lost, friends e.t.c. May their perfect soul continue to rest in peace. During the period, we managed to move funds found in Saddam Hussein’s farm. Several Millions of Dollars was also discovered about $760 million of ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's cash hidden in several cottages. You can visit these sites to have a pure idea of what am talking about: 

 You can go to this web link to read about events that took place there: http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/archive/index.php/t-13237.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm 

Six of us managed to take some and hid for ourselves. I was able to take US$25 Million dollars in cash for myself, mostly 100 dollar bills. I want to move this money to you so that you may invest it for me and keep my share for banking. I will take 70%, You take the other 30%. No strings attached, just help me move it out of Iraq as Iraq is a war zone. I do not intend to come back to America for now for security reasons. I am aware that some of my colleagues already surrendered to the authorities and this is the more reason I do not plan to come back home neither do I intend to contact my family until everything is resolved. Presently, no one knows my location. I plan on using diplomatic courier and shipping the money out using diplomatic immunity. All I need from you is your trust to work as partners as that will assist us. Can I trust you? When you receive this letter, kindly send me an e-mail signifying your interest including your most confidential telephone/fax numbers for quick communication also your contact details. This business is risk free. The box can be shipped out in 48hrs. 

I’m not greedy. I have package the boxes believing that I will leave Iraq with the Red Cross officials before I changed my mind to remain here for now. I need you to get the consignment and keep in your custody pending my return to America. 

I want you to understand that, this transaction is a gilt-edge transaction so you don’t have anything to be scared of. I have made all the necessary arrangement on how the boxes will be delivered to you at provided delivery address since I am not coming with diplomatic flight again. All I want from you is the maximum cooperation and prayers for me out here. 

I will be redirecting the diplomat to deliver the boxes to you as he will be leaving Iraq very soon and since he has diplomatic Immunity, the consignment will not be subject to rigorous screening. I will provide you with the name of the diplomat in charge of delivery and I will also give to him your contact information that you shall be providing me to enable him contact you immediately on his arrival. 

I will like you to confirm to me your full contact details like your full names, contact address, contact telephone as well as your present occupation. 

This will enable me know how to position myself to make sure this deal is brought to a logical conclusion without any hitch. 


Note that the diplomat is not aware of the content of the boxes so please do not tell him that they contain money. The boxes are package in a consignment as mere goods. Just let him know they are personal effects that belongs to a dead soldier is directed to you. I shall send you the pictures of myself and the consignments as soon you get back to me to assist me. 

My confidence and trust in you should not be betrayed because I have put a lot on the line here and God shall see us through. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation in advance. Please e-mail me at sgt.davidlee@rogers.com for more details as this mail was sent to you from a colleague of mine's (DiComo, Anna) email box. My most secured email address is sgt.davidlee@rogers.com for security reasons. I await your response ASAP. 

God bless you and and God bless America. Have a wonderful day. 

Thanks SSG David Lee


  1. I received the EXACT same email at 4:02am this morning. The script was the same word for word and I knew it was a scam. I woke up this morning and started searching and found this post that confirmed my suspicions of the scam. Damn Shame!

  2. Same story here.

  3. Me also, maybe they want to send $25 to one million people

  4. Me also, maybe they want to send $25 to one million people

  5. Me also, maybe they want to send $25 to one million people

  6. I got the same email what is he trying two do then

  7. You might not want to share any banking info, etc with this individual.

  8. Oh, sure, and it never rains in Minneapolis. I had to tweet that one it was so funny!

  9. I get these in varying formats all the time. Sad really

  10. (Griswold, Glen) there is a new one from David Lee, this guy didn't even want to type out as much.

    My name is Staff Sgt. David Lee. I am an American soldier that served in the US military in Iraq with the army's 31st infantry division and I have some amount that I want to move out of Iraq which might require your assistance. Please e-mail me at sgt.davidlee@rogers.com for more details as this mail was sent to you from a colleague of mine's (Griswold, Glen) email box.
    Best regards,
    SSG David Lee

    1. I got the samr today at 8 in the morning ..really wat he want to do.

    2. i got the same one! im worried!

  11. So many people! Yeap, I got the same damb thing. How long has that guy been in that cave? LOL

  12. The person who sent this is just so wrong on so many levels. got the same one now 4 times


  14. I guess he is still trying. .. the sad thing is I got this last night at 11:45.. the funny thing is... IM a former infantry sawgunner with the 1st CAV. I am know retired disabled veteran I got injured my last week in iraq before returning to the states. I know who is in iraq and all of my contacts said there was never a SSG DAVID LEE that went missing or AWOL while in theater. This is a complete scam.... Im sure its is someone that isnt even from America let alone in the military.


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