Bedpage Death Threat Scam and Cartel Ransom Demand

Scammers, pretending to be Mexican Cartels, are sending messages to or calling potential victims demanding money using death threats. The scammers send gruesome pictures of dead people they may have gotten from the internet and claim that is what will happen to their potential victims if they do not make the ransom. To make the scam appear legitimate, the scammers may have their potential victims' names, addresses, and names of family members. The scammers will ask potential victims to make payment via cash app or gift cards, asking them to scratch the pin and send a picture of it.

Bedpage Death Threat Scam and Cartel Ransom Demand

If you have received a Death Threat scam text message or call, please report it to the police and block the telephone number, instead of following the scammers' instructions. There are hundreds of potential victims online who have been victims of this Death Threat scam. Those victims of lost thousands of dollars because they thought they were protecting their families, not knowing the threats were fake and they were being scammed.

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  • March 24, 2022 at 12:03 PM by an anonymous user from: DeKalb, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    I've received about 15 of these stupid texts since about Aug 2021. It was rather frightening at first until I figured out it's a scam. I strongly advise not to respond to any of these texts/calls. It only encourages them to ratchet up their threats. At first they did not include any specific info about me and then they found my name and those of relatives, but some of their info was old. You can block number of you want, but they haven't text me from the same number each time.

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