Dark Web Question

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 6 months ago
  • Answered
I received the following email in my span box: A Smitty from the Dark Web saying he has access to my account and wants over $600 to delete my info.  What should I do?
Photo of sharryn


  • 70 Points

Posted 6 months ago

  • 1
Photo of TM_Cha

TM_Cha, Employee

  • 2,014 Points 2k badge 2x thumb
Hi sharryn,

The email that you have received is an email scam/extortion. Please DO NOT contact them or provide them payment since they only do this to scare you and trick you saying that they have your information. 

You may refer to this information to know more about these scams: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Email Scam

Hope this helps.