The Hitman Spam Scam
Frightening to be sure, but like most spam missives these seem to be random in nature, sent in hope of finding someone who'll pay up. However, a few messages have included disturbing details like family member names and work addresses, meaning someone is going through a bit of trouble to make these sound legit.
Should you receive one of these messages, chances are it's totally bogus and you needn't fear that someone has a contract on your head. But, just to be safe, make sure you report any such messages to the proper authorities.
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