Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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Another Internet Scam: From Safia Farkash

Dear Sir/Madam,

This may appear a bit surprising to you but very beneficial; as a matter of urgency, I am desperately looking for a foreign partner whom I can trust to handle some investment or fund movement for myself and my family. I am SAFIA FARKASH, wife of embattle Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who is presently been embattled by the unfaithful opposition leaders in my country.

For this reason Colonel has given directive to seek for trusted foreign partner who can help in securing some amount of money. He just made it know to me he deposited the sum of US$65M (Sixty five million United States Dollars) in my name at a reputable security company in a country I will disclose to you as we proceed.  For I have already left Libya to one of the West African countries.

Consequently, our status/position of the present state of things does not permit me to open an account or run any huge financial business at the moment. That is why I want this fund’s records to be change to your full information that will enable you transferred it to any secured account in any of the countries in the world. Your assistance will enable us invest this money in your country or any where it will be safe and productive. But before we continue in this transaction, we would have to sign an AGREEMENT for our protection and rights. Also, I wish to inform you that this transaction is NOT A CHILD'S PLAY and it is 100% REAL AND RISK FREE and been assisted by an international business law firm.

Hence, if you agree to assist us, we will offer you 30% of the money for your assistance and any possible expenses incurred in the process of this transaction, while 70% will be for our family investment(s) in your country through your assistance. Please send your reply to my private email: ( for further update.  I need your urgent and confidential response.

Note: On your response and interest, you shall be enlighten and belief on the next step of action and please be inform that all the plans and contacts to make this a reality in a short period are all on ground.
You can as well read more about the crises in my country and about this situation on the following THREE sites:

Waiting for your prompt and positive response.

Safia Farkash

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