Extortion Death Threat Scam Emails:
Don Killer
"LIVE OR DIE THE CHOICE IS YOURS"
"Now do you want to LIVE OR DIE? As someone has paid us to kill you.", "Listen Attentively to me, IT may sound like a joke to you before you live the earth to the world of the death", "Be warn it is either you coperate all you die."

Have you received an email from "Don Killer" at email address "donkiller01@gmail.com" or "BONE SQUAD at  info@don.stonline.sk " telling you:

"Listen Attentively to me, IT may sound like a joke to you before you live the earth to the world of the death"

and/ or

"Be warn it is either you coperate all you die."

Unless there is specific personally-identifying information (your full name, home or work address, etc.), it is a scam.

Do NOT reply to the email. Instead, notify the FBI's internet fraud unit (IC3) by filing a complaint online.

See this page for more information about the death threat extortion scam.


Below is the example of the fake email scam (the email is the scam, not any persons or companies named in the email) claiming to be from the "Don Killer".  

Some of the common identifying traits of this scam are these phrases


Actual scam email (One example - the scammers constantly change names, dates and addresses!):

From: don killer [ donkiller01@gmail.com ] or BONE SQUAD [ info@don.stonline.sk ]

Hello

I am very sorry for you is a pity that this is HOW YOUR LIFE  is going to end, as soon as you don't comply. As you can see there is no need of introducing myself to you because I don't have any business with you, My duty as I am mailing you now is just to KILL you and I have to do it as I have already been paid for that.

 Someone you call a friend wants you Dead by all means, and the person have spent a lot of money on this, the person also came to us and told me that he wanted you dead and he provided us with your name ,picture and other necessary information's we needed about you. So I sent my boys to track you down and they have carried out the necessary investigation needed for the operation on you, and they have done that but I told them not to kill you that I will like to contact you and see if your life is Important to you or not since their findings shows that you are innocent.

I called my client back and ask him of your email address which I didn't tell him what I wanted to do with it and he gave it to me and I am using it to contact you now. As I am writing to you now my men are monitoring you and they are telling me everything about you.

Now do you want to LIVE OR DIE? As someone has paid us to kill you. Get back to me now if you are ready to pay some fees to spare your life, $15,000 is all you need to spend You will first of all pay $8,000 then I will send a tape to you which i recorded every discusion i made with the person who wanted you dead and as soon as you get the tape, you will pay the remaining $7,000. If you are not ready for my help, then I will carry on with my job straight-up.

WARNING: DO NOT THINK OF CONTACTING THE POLICE OR EVEN TELLING ANYONE BECAUSE I WILL KNOW.REMEMBER, SOMEONE WHO KNOWS YOU VERY WELL WANT YOU DEAD! I WILL EXTEND IT TO YOUR FAMILY, INCASE I NOTICE SOMETHING FUNNY. DO NOT COME OUT ONCE IT IS 7:PM UNTIL I MAKE OUT TIME TO SEE YOU AND GIVE YOU THE TAPE OF MY DISCUSSION WITH THE PERSON WHO WANT YOU DEAD THEN YOU CAN USE IT TO TAKE ANY LEGAL ACTION. GOOD LUCK AS I AWAIT YOUR REPLY VIan email: donkiller01@gmail.com

And a subsequent email

ATTENTION:<your name>,

       Listen Attentively to me, IT may sound  like a joke to you before you live the earth to the world of the death, I am giving you this last chance to make up your mind, And don't forget any step you take my men are watching you so badly. Unfortunately, remember that any thing you do i must be inform because your  friend is the one who want you to die... Be warn it is either you coperate all you die.


What to do

The FBI recommends that if you have experienced this situation please notify the IC3 by filing a complaint.

If the email contains information that identifies you personally (other than your email address alone; for example, address, complete name, etc.) you should contact your local or state police and local FBI office.

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