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If OP comes out and says something to the effect of "No worries friends, I have video Skyped with my friend and I am 100% confident she is indeed in distress", then the 'spam' tag is inappropriate. Likewise if OP edits the post to remove the tag themselves.

Tags should be used to help future readers find an answer to their question. Therefore if this particular question is not about a scam, there's no need to add it there.