Extortion Death Threat Scam Emails from Puzzo Region head of the FARC NETWORK @ vicki.cooper@charter.net

Extortion Death Threat Scam Emails:
Puzzo Region head of the FARC NETWORK
"i have been paid by a client to assasinate you at convenience, and i have signed a contract for this yesterday.", "My GUYS are now contantly watching you,they are following you home, office, everywhere....., you go and they are waiting for my instruction to terminate you and they will strike at convenience"

Have you received an email from "Puzzo Region head of the FARC NETWORK" at email address "vicki.cooper@charter.net" telling you that

"i have been paid by a client to assasinate you at convenience, and i have signed a contract for this yesterday."

and/ or

"My GUYS are now contantly watching you,they are following you home, office, everywhere....., you go and they are waiting for my instruction to terminate you and they will strike at convenience"

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 claiming to be from the "Puzzo Region head of the FARC NETWORK".  

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

  • "i have been paid by a client to assasinate you at convenience, and i have signed a contract for this yesterday."

  • "My GUYS are now contantly watching you,they are following you home, office, everywhere....., you go and they are waiting for my instruction to terminate you and they will strike at convenience"


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

--- On Thu, 5/8/08, FARC Network <vicki.cooper@charter.net>  wrote:

 

From: FARC Network <vicki.cooper@charter.net>

Subject: Red Alert !!!

To:

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2008, 7:55 PM

Red Alert !!!

 This is Puzzo Region head of the FARC  NETWORK. I wish to let you

know that i have been paid by a client to assasinate you at

convenience, and i have signed a contract for this yesterday. I have

never met you before, but they gave me the full description of your

identity and contact which my boys have used to trace you.

 

The reason why they want you Dead is not disclosed to me as i was not

allowed to know,but you are now not better that the dead ok.

 

My GUYS are now contantly watching you,they are following  you home,

office, everywhere....., you go and they are waiting for my

  instruction to

terminate you and they will strike at convenience.

 

THIS IS MY MESSAGE-

 

LISTEN VERY WELL !!!, the Police cannot do much to help you out in this

right now because you are being watched,any such attempt is very risky

cause you will push us to terminate your life without option. Your

calls are not safe. I have no business with you but at least i have

cleared the way as a pro,but you may have one chance to live again if

you can contact me not later that 48 hours after this mssage.

 

Red Alert !!! Wait your reply later  than 48 hours

 


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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