IREDELL CO., NC (WJZY) - The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is warning everyone about a new death threat scam.
The scammers are reaching out to people through email threatening to kill them if they don't pay thousands of dollars as soon as possible.
In the past week authorities have two reports of people being told that a hit man was coming to get them.
Do not fall for this, this is an old scam preying on your emotions.
If you receive one of these emails, you're asked to contact authorities immediately.