Email threats have been around pretty much as long as email has. The aim is to strike fear into the hearts of the recipients and prompt them to send money or, in some cases, do nothing at all except spread the threat to others.
They also come by phone, in text messages, or as pop-ups on your computer screen -- and a few of them are both clever and convincing.
Here are the most common types of threats -- and what you can do about them.
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