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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

This Was Probably Inevitable: Qadhafi's Wife (and Mubarak's) Have a Great Deal to Make You Rich

Things are grim enough, so we might as well start the day with something lighter: Arab Spring Scams are apparently replacing (or at least joining) Nigerian scams, as Safiya Qadhafi, Suzanne Mubarak, and other folks recently unemployed e-mail total strangers with tempting business deals.

I'd certainly be tempted if all my liquid funds weren't already committed to deposed members of the Nigerian Cabinet.

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