Is This The Mysterious Gadaffi Rumor Source?

Sender: Col.Gadaffi@Libya.com

To: Tips@BBC.com

Hello Distinguished Sir or Madam,

I hope this email reaches you in time.  I would like to offer you a business proposition.  I am the owner of $60B in Swiss and US bank account and would gladly offer you a fee of $1B if you will release a press statement that I am about to surrender to the rebel Transitional National Council. 

However, to get the banks to release the money, I need you to forward me the transfer fees in the amount of $1MM so that the banks will transfer the money to you.  Please forward this payment into my new untraceable swiss account so that I may send you the $1B payment.

h/t What Me Worry

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