SPAM INVOLVING THE U.S. MILITARY
The FBI continues to receive reports of spam e-mail which claim to be from an official of the U.S. military sent on behalf of American soldiers stationed overseas. The scam e-mails vary in content; however, the general theme of each is to request personal information and/or funds from the individual receiving the e-mail.
Be wary of any e-mail received from an unknown sender which either requests personal information of the recipient or solicits the submission of money for any reason. It is suggested that e-mails from unknown senders not be opened by the recipient because they often carry viruses or other malicious software within the e-mail.
IF YOU RECEIVE AN E-MAIL SIMILAR TO THIS, PLEASE FILE A COMPLAINT AT WWW.IC3.GOV.
Prepared by the
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
July 17, 2007