Hitman spam threatens users for cash

Friday, 12 January 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Spam email pretending to be from a hired killer is being sent out in an effort to blackmail recipients for up to $80,000.

The emails usually start with a cheery greeting of 'Good day' or have a subject line saying 'Read this to be safe and a new life in this new year' before going on to threaten the reader.

At vnunet.

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