Hi ...................Can I trust you? email from Sgt Gerry Gilsenan

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  1. Found this little gem in my spam folder today, along with two more identical emails from different email addresses. They all say the same thing and he sounds pretty desparate and in need of my help. It sounds like a good deal to me...

    The first question that springs to mind is, can he trust me?


    How are you today.

    My name is Gerry Gilsenan. I am a war veteran with the United Nations troop in Afghanistan, on war against terrorism. I served in the 1st Armoured Division in Kabul. Based on the United States legislative and executive decision for withdrawing troops from Iraq. I have been redeployed to come and work in Kabul on the platform of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Our mission is to help beef up terrorist targeted states, mostly the United States and the European Union on the war against terrorism.

    On the other hand, I want to inform you that I and my partner (Trooper ##### ##### #### ) have the sum of 16.2million USD, which we got from a crude oil deal in Iraq before he was killed by an explosion while on a vehicle patrol. Due to this incident, I want you to receive these funds on my behalf as far as I can be assured that my share will be safe in your care until I complete my service here and come over to meet with you. Since we are working here on an Official capacity, I cannot keep these funds hence my contacting you.

    I guarantee and ensure you that this is a risk free deal. I want you to know that we have successfully moved these funds out to Europe with the help of a Red Cross agent and it was deposited to a bank of which the deposit receipts have been forwarded to me.

    I will personally authorize the bank to transfer the funds to you upon the declaration of your assistance. I just need your acceptance and all is done. Since the death of my partner, my life is not guaranteed here anymore, so I have decided to share these funds with a reliable and trusted person than the funds lodging in the bank for no interest.

    I want you to tell me how much you will take from this money for the assistance you will give to me. One passionate appeal I will make to you is not to discuss this matter with anybody, should you have reasons to reject this offer, please and please destroy this message as any leakage of this information will be too bad for us as soldiers here in Afghanistan. I do not know how long we will remain here, and I have been shot, wounded and survived so many suicide bomb attacks thankfully, this and other reasons I will mention later have prompted me to reach out for help, I honestly want this matter to be resolved immediately, please contact me as soon as possible on my e-mail address which is my only way of communication.

    Sgt. Gilsenan

    Edited: to remove the name of the Trooper who was real, and KIA in 2010.
  2. If you give me the contact address, I will give them my bank details if we can split our share of the proceeds ?
  3. Im in !
  4. Lol i got one a bit like this a while back but from someone claiming to be the daughter of a dimond mine owner or something like that Lol I was like yeah whatever! It was almost identical to this but names and places were different lol!
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  5. I saw the title 'Hi can I trust you?' and I thought, of course you can little boy, sit on grandad's knee and suck this Werther sweetie, it will drown the other tastes.

    Now I find another thread about help me get money out, blessings be upon you.

    I am so disappointed.

    But I am in, they wouldn't lie about that amount of cash?
  6. I like the sound of this action! Count me in!
  7. Cynical Moi!!! Now where have I seen that e-mail before?
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  8. WatchingWater

    WatchingWater Old-Salt Book Reviewer

    I never get any money when I reply to these, maybe it's because I'm overdrawn and they know I'm actually no good with money?
  9. Nah. I've got a better idea, you give me your contact address and I'll send it to Gerry. You can have it all.
  10. Who is Gerry ?
  11. He's my bank manager who deals with all my financial affairs, you can trust him.
  12. E mail him back explaining that the 16.2M is not worth bothering with. You have been offered 220m from the daughter of a deposed dictator, which are flying out to collect in person. :)
  13. Actually it's £225 million, but we shouldn't argue over loose change. ;-) When I get there I have to look for some bloke called Aaaaachmed in dusty brown clothes with a big bushy beard and three missing teeth.
  14. So it was almost identical except for the location, names, type of deal (diamonds on yours, oil on this one)ammount of money etc. Your TRIGGER off Only Fools and Horses and I claim my 10pfgs.

    Do your RMP investigations go so well, the only thing similar to your letter was probably