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GP laughs off e-mail scam

A part-time GP in Edinburgh has been targeted in a bizarre internet money-making scam.

Dr Ian McKee is one of many GPs who has received an e-mail claiming to be from the widow of the late 'president' Laurent Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In the message, the widow said she had fled to Amsterdam with £12 million and offered Dr McKee a £3 million share if he passed on his bank account details to help move the money.

Dr McKee, SNP candidate for the Pentlands constituency, said he laughed when he received the e-mail.

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