What is Helaas heb ik slecht nieuws voor je?
Hallo! Helaas heb ik slecht nieuws voor je is a new ‘sextortion’ scam that targets Dutch users. This scam is a new version of the already well-known scam, which spreads through spam email campaigns. The scammers slightly modified the original text and translated it into Dutch, preserving the meaning of the text. The size of the ransom has also changed, with the scammers now demanding 1750€ from their victims. In addition, scammers are now using new bitcoin wallet (1HvuQda3pzxyCnTJVpb1TpADMF2s3GB6g6). Otherwise, everything remained the same, the scammers sent this scam to thousands of users, hoping that a few of them would be naive enough to pay the required ransom.
“Helaas heb ik slecht nieuws voor je” email message is new variant of the sextortion scam. Sextortion emails say that hackers hacked into the computer/phone/email account and recorded the victim visiting adult sites. They threaten to distribute the video to the victim’s family and friends, unless the victim pay into hackers bitcoin account. It is a scam. The people behind these emails are scammers. Don’t pay them anyway!
|Type||Bitcoin Blackmail Scam, Sextortion Scam|
|Subject Line||Je hebt nog een betaalopdracht uitstaan.|
Hallo Laat me me eerst even voorstellen, Ik heb slecht nieuws voor u, Zoals je kunt zien kwam deze e-mail van je eigen are other variants of the sextortion scams aimed at Dutch users. All claims and threats made in sextortion emails are false. Therefore, recipients are not in danger, sextortion emails can be safely ignored.
In order to know more about the sextortion scam and how to protect yourself, please read the article Unfortunately, there are some bad news for you Email Scam.