FBI warns of mining accident e-mail scam

Thursday, 12 January 2006, 9:50 AM EST

FBI is warning Internet users to be on the look out for a fraudulent e-mail soliciting money for a survivor of a mine accident in the U.S. last week. The e-mail purports to be written by a doctor at the hospital where the miner is being treated and describes the condition of the survivor and the financial assistance that is needed for a full recovery.

At InfoWorld.

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