July 23, 2012
Internet and Email Scams
We are all by now familiar with the idea that people will go to great lengths to try to
get our money….. or are we?
Lambton OPP recently responded to two separate reports of a scam described as the
“Hit Man Email” scam by the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre. This email appears to come
from a supposed hit man who is hired to assassinate the recipient. The recipient of the
email is instructed that they must send money to prevent the assassination from
The police and Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers remind you that when you receive these
kinds of emails, or any of the “get rich quick” types of emails – do not respond to them
– simply delete them.