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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 03/06/2014

UB Death Threat Scam 03-06-2014

An email stating you will be killed is attempting to extort money.   While there are many variations of this scam, if you feel threatened please contact your local police.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a scam

  1. Email comes from one address but when you reply the address is different.  
  2. The message threatens to kill with no specific information about you.
  3. The message warns you not to contact anyone, including the police.

While there are variations of this death threat scam, if you feel threatened contact your local police.

I already sent money or information. What should I do?

  • If you sent money or information, contact the local police.

DATE ACTIVE:

3/6/2014

THREAT LEVEL:

Low

TYPE:

Scam

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