Scam Alert: Threatening Email Message
It has come to our attention that a customer recently received a threatening email message. The scammer claimed to have the customer’s email and password, and was demanding $3,000 or the scammer would email to the customer’s contacts, video footage claiming it was of porn-related material.
Please know this is an old scam that has resurfaced with a new twist. To view a scam very similar to what the customers experienced please visit: https://gizmodo.com/dont-fall-for-this-scam-claiming-you-were-recorded-watc-1827557323. Again, this is a scam.
On July 25, 2018 MSN featured a scam that is similar in nature on their website: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/fbi-warns-of-adultery-blackmail-scam/ar-AAAnerW?li=BBnb7Kz.