As if the IRS and Windows computer scams weren't bad enough, now these people have to stooped to a new low.
Threatening harm to you or your family if you don't pay them.
I was sent an email from a person named Assisin (sic) D. Killer. Seriously.
He's been hired to kill me by one of my friends and according to the email, he has every intention of doing it unless I pay him thousands of dollars.
So I decided to respond to see how long I could string him along.
Dozens of emails, payment requests and vicious threats later, I told him I did not have the money.
Eventually he knew the jig was up and I'm assuming he decided to give up trying.
But it's never truly goodbye with scammers.
Whether pretending to be the IRS, or a contract killer--they use every scare tactic possible steal your money.
So if you get this or any other scam email, forward it to the FBI Internet Complaint Center and delete them right after you do it.