Feeds

Gaddafi's missus joins Lads from Lagos

'I need HELP to get out of this marriage'

High performance access to file storage

The news yesterday that the Lads from Lagos had surfaced in Libya came as no surprise to the El Reg African affairs bureau, although the righteous shoeing Suleiman Evaristo Mohammed administered to the English language did have us reaching for the medicinal brandy.

Here's a related, rather better constructed and quite delightful missive from Gaddafi's downtrodden missus:

From: "Safia Farkash Gaddafi" <sales@kiaofalliance.com>
Reply-To: <safia_gaddafi@rocketmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:30:05 -0500
Subject: CONFIRM INTEREST

Greetings,

I am Safia Farkash Gaddafi, Second wife of Muammar Gaddafi. I have been a slave and brutally abused in my husband's house ever since i married him and i have been looking for a way out of the marriage. If i do when Col Muammar Gaddafi is still the leader of Libya he will kill me and my entire family. I am very happy that the people of Libya seek for a better Libya by protesting against Col Muammar Gaddafi which i am in full support of the protest but can not declare my support to avoid Muammar Gaddafi to kill me

Now that we have revolt in Libya, this is the best opportunity for me to run out of the hell marriage i got involved and live a better and free life. I succeeded in moving out $25.7M USD from my husband's underground safe which he accumulated from crude oil proceed to a bank escrow in Europe, due to the fact the UN, USA, EUROPEAN COMMITTEE have put sanction on Muammar Gaddafi and his family it is not wise for me to use my name as the depositor of the fund in the bank, so i decided to look for someone else not related to me or loyal Muammar Gaddafi as the depositor of the fund, that is why i am soliciting for your partnership to complete this transaction

I am willing to give you 40% of the sum for securing the fund. I will meet you where ever you want me to meet you as soon as you receive the fund for my 60% so that i can start a new and happy life

The Muammar Gaddafi will suffer the crime he committed against humanity and hope that the protect will crackdown his government. I will send you further information concerning the fund deposit and the bank as soon as i hear from you.

Please, if you are not interested do not disclose my intention so that it will not get to my husband, relatives or loyalist as he will burn me alive.

As soon as this transaction is completed i will leave Libya to meet you where ever you want me to come. This transaction is 100% safe on your side. I need HELP to get out of this marriage

If you are interested do get back to me for further information. You can also reach me at safia_farkash@rocketmail.com

I wait to hear from you

Sincerely

Safia Farkash Gaddafi

We're grateful to reader Pete Hewitt for pointing us in the direction of this textbook 419 email, which popped up here. Forty per cent of $25.7m? That's an awful lot of brandy, and no messing... ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Oz bank in comedy Heartbleed blog FAIL
Bank: 'We are now safely patched.' Customers: 'You were using OpenSSL?'
Forget the beach 'n' boardwalk, check out the Santa Cruz STEVE JOBS FOUNTAIN
Reg reader snaps shot of touching tribute to Apple icon
Happy 40th Playmobil: Reg looks back at small, rude world of our favourite tiny toys
Little men straddle LOHAN, attend tiny G20 Summit... ah, sweet memories...
Lego is the TOOL OF SATAN, thunders Polish priest
New minifigs like Monster Fighters are turning kids to the dark side
Dark SITH LORD 'Darth Vader' joins battle to rule, er, Ukraine
Only I can 'make an empire out of a republic' intones presidential candidate
Chinese company counters pollution by importing fresh air
Citizens line up for bags of that sweet, sweet mountain air
Google asks April Fools: Want a job? Be our 'Pokemon Master'
Mountain View is prankin' like it's 1999...
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.