This is a pretty sick version of the Nigerian email scam:
date: may 2, 2007 7:16 PM
subject: From Major Ralph Harland
Hello, I am Major Ralph Harland, I am a British officer attached to UN peace Keeping force in Iraq, I am the commanding officer of the First Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment, as you may know everyday, there are several cases of insurgent’s attacks and suicide bombs going on here.
We managed to Move funds belonging to some demised persons who were attacked and killed through insurgent attacks. The total amount is US$9.5 Million dollars in cash. We want to move this money to you, so that you may keep our share for us until when we shall come over to meet you.
We will take 60%, my partner and I. You take 40%. No strings attached, just help us move it out of Iraq, Iraq is a war zone.
We plan on using Diplomatic courier and shipping the money out in two large metallic boxes, using diplomatic immunity. If you are interested I will send you the full details; my aim is to find a good partner that we can trust and assist us can you be trusted?
When you receive this letter, kindly send me an e-mail here firstname.lastname@example.org , or email@example.com signifying your interest including your most confidential telephone/fax numbers for quick communication and also your contact details. This business is 100% risk free.
Respectfully, Major Ralph Harland
I’m not the only blogger to get this piece of work.