HELP, What do I do!
This is the cardinal rule, more damage is done through panic than these hoaxes could ever do if they were real threats.
DON'T send it on to anyone else.
You will only make the impact larger and spread the misinformation.
DON'T destroy the evidence.
It makes it much harder to offer advice on pure hearsay. Just give us the facts!
DO verify that it is a hoax.
Either here, or contact your security department, or local virus guru, for guidance. You might also check with any official bodies that are mentioned in the e-mail as they can confirm/deny their involvement.
DO Tell the original sender.
Once verified as a hoax, let the person(s) who sent you the hoax know. This will help to stop the same thing happening to others, and hopefully educate and therefore eradicate this threat.
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