Fraud Alert Police Warning of Internet Contract Killer Scam
Authorities in Tennessee are letting residents know of a scam in which someone claims to be an assassin hired to kill you, asking for money to not go through with the job.
Whether it’s a call, email or text message, it’s a scam, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
The person claiming to be a contract killer will ask for an amount between $3,000 to $100,000 to not kill you.
“If you receive a call from someone claiming to be a ‘contract killer,’ hang up the phone and report it to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center,” according to the sheriff’s office.
Complaints can also be filed through the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center website.
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