‘Hitman’ scam? A scary fraud attempt

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Everyone knows how common email and text scams are.  A new, scarier  scam is out there.  A “hitman” contacts you saying he’s been hired to kill you, but has decided that he’ll spare your life if you give him a certain amount of cash.

To learn more about this scam, read this Bamboozled column on NJ.com.