Beware bogus business deal from US military sergeant in Baghdad, Iraq


Sophos global network of virus, spyware and spam analysis centers, have stopped hundreds of messages related to an email scam that attempts to fool computer users into participating in a bogus business deal with a US military sergeant based in Baghdad.

The emails, which claim to come from Sgt Richard Murphy based in Iraq, offer 50% of a claimed $15 million fortune. In a message reminiscent of the George Clooney Gulf War movie "Three Kings", the sergeant is looking for assistance to move the money out of the war-torn country. Beware bogus business deal from US military sergeant in Baghdad, Iraq

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 18th January 2006 9:23AM