Email scammer poses as dying KGB agent

SophosLabs have warned computer users to be wary of an email claiming to come from a dying KGB agent offering to pass on secrets of the John F Kennedy assassination. Sophos believes that the spammed email campaign is an attempt to lure unsuspecting lovers of conspiracy theories into handing over cash and confidential information to internet scammers.

The email's author, who says he is suffering from a terminal disease, claims to have access to declassified CIA documents, files from the former KGB, and interviews with key people that have never before been made public. In the email, which has been spammed out across the internet, he tells people that his information could help the recipient become famous JFK assassination secrets for sale in latest email scam

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 8th August 2006 1:24AM