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Russian Spy Anna Chapman Looks to Sell Story for $250G

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Anna Chapman is seen in an undated photo taken from the Russian social networking website "Odnoklassniki", or Classmates. (AP)

Sexy Russian spy Anna Chapman is secretly shopping for a $250,000 media deal -- and demanding the money be paid into the Swiss bank account of an associate.

The sultry redhead is hoping to net a fortune from the story of how she infiltrated American society and has asked a London-based friend to discreetly reach out to the media for a deal.

Chapman hopes to get around rules in the US and Russia banning her from profiting from her story by channeling the money from any deal to a friend, sources tell us.

One said, "Anna has lost her income. She has had to leave her real-estate business, and won't be getting any more money from the Russian government. She knows a media deal is her best way of earning money. It has even been suggested to her that she might pose for Playboy.

"She hopes this translates into a book deal and movie rights, but how she is paid will have to be carefully controlled. The money cannot come directly to her, so she has suggested it goes to a friend's Swiss account."

In her plea bargain with US authorities, Chapman agreed not to profit from her story and stipulated that any money she got would go to the federal government.

Click here to read more on this story from the New York Post 

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