|Email Says General Has Loot Like Pirate|
"Some money and gold in various currencies [$22.6 million in U.S. dollars plus 50 kilos of gold] was discovered in barrel at a farm house in (sic) during the presidential election at the Taliban strong hold during a rescuer (sic) operation in the election attack and it was agreed by staff Sgt. Kenneth Buff and I that some part of this money and gold be shared among us before informing anyone about the discovery. this (no caps) was quite illegal thing to do but I tell you what. No compensation will make it up for the risk we have taken our lives in this hell whole (sic) of which my brother-in-law was killed by a road side bomb last week.
"The above figure was given me as my shared to cancel this kind of money became a problem for me, so with the help of a British contact working here and his office enjoys some immunity I was able to move the money to a security company in the United Kingdom as a diplomatic consignment."
The general's wife, Holly, directs the BBB Military Line, which works with service members. She tries to keep families from being the targets of scammers and financial fraudsters. She tells the story of how in 1974 she and her husband got caught in a snare by buying a sports car. It was a red Jensen-Healy that was a mechanical nightmare. They were young, not well off, and the car moneypit drained them financially. Lesson learned.