Scam Email received June 20, 2018 from Odier6767@giga.ocn.ne.jp
TRUST ME WITH THIS EMAIL
TRUST ME WITH THIS EMAIL
TRUST ME WITH THIS EMAIL – Odier6767@giga.ocn.ne.jp
For Your Attention I know you maybe afraid to reply my mail due to what is happening in the internet world today. One have to be very careful as scam has taken over the internet to defraud innocent citizens, this has made it very difficult for people to believe anything that comes through the internet. I got your contact from your Email domain hence the desire to contact you is for you to partner with me. If you are honest and can be trusted, I think we can work together on this project. I am Gen.Raymond Odierno, from the U.S. Army; Among those deployed from Iraq, I really need your help in assisting me with the safe keeping of my funds which was moved to a private Security Company from Iraq. I hope you can be trusted? Though, I would like to hold back some information for security reasons for now until you find time to visit the BBC website stated below to enable you have an insight of what I intend sharing with you, believing that it would be of your desired interest. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/2988455.stm Waiting to hear from you, having visited the above website to enable us discuss on a more clarifying manner to the best of your understanding. I must say that I am very uncomfortable sending this message to you without knowing truly if you will misunderstand the importance of this letter and decides to go public. In this regards, I will not hold back to say that the essence of this message is strictly for mutual benefit between you and I and nothing more. Meanwhile, could you send me an email confirming that you have visited the site. Best Regards Gen.Ray. Odier6767@giga.ocn.ne.jp
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