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Branson targeted in US$5m scam

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Mr Branson wrote on his blog that six months ago, he spoke on the phone to someone purporting to be Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.

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RICHARD Branson, billionaire founder of the Virgin group, has revealed that he was targeted by a fraudster posing as Britain's defence minister who tried to get him to contribute US$5 million to a supposed secret ransom payment.

Appealing for information to help identify the...

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