From: JASON MANLY <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, 31 August 2012, 6:10
Subject: Do You Want To Dead or Alive?
Usually i don't do this but this is the only way I could contact you for now, I want you to be very careful about this and keep this secret with you until I make out space for us to see. You have no need of knowing who I am or where i am from. I know this may sound very surprising to you but it’s the situation. I have been paid some ransom in advance to terminate you with some reasons listed to me by my employer. It’s someone I believe you call a friend, I have followed you closely for a while now and have seen that you are innocent of the accusations leveled against you. Do not contact the police or try to send a copy of this to them, because if you do, I will know, and I might be pushed to do what I have been paid to do.Besides, this is the first time I turn out to be a betrayer in my job. I took pity on you and your family. That is why I have made up my mind to help you. Reply me as soon as you get this mail or i will be left with no choice than to terminate you.
If you are willing to help yourself and not make your family attend your untimely death reply me asap.There is no time to waste..Altaïr Ibn-La'Ahad..
Friday, August 31, 2012
The "Hit Man" Hoax
Just received this email from someone with an email address- email@example.com. I copied it exactly word per word, so just forgive the grammar or any offensive words, if there are some...
Though threats or extortions like this must not be taken lightly, stiill we should choose to be skeptical and wise in dealing with such matter. Googling "hit man scam or hoax", we found a lot of messages with similar word patterns received by different people around the world. A site even said that Federal agents are already investigating this unsolicited form of spam. Further, they warned recipients not to reply to these messages as aside from asking for a sum of money, they may persuade you to share personal data to steal your identity.
In the first place, you shouldn't get scared or affected by such threats as long as your conscience is clear and you are not stepping on somebody else's foot.
What people would do, just to take advantages of others and earn easy cash. I hope authorities would capture these perpetrators as to give justice to their victims, especially to those who suffered a lot... financially or emotionally. May Yahweh open these people's eyes as to their wrongdoings.