Email death threat asks for adviser's 'head on a stick'

£5,000 'to spare life’

Hannah Godfrey
clock • 3 min read

Yellowtail Financial Planning managing director Dennis Hall received an email that suggested a competitor wanted his 'head on a stick' and requested £5,000 be sent to an anonymous Bitcoin account to spare his life.

Hall (pictured) received the email on Wednesday evening, which suggested an "envious" competitor had paid the sender £30,000 for Hall's "head on a stick". However, the seemingly magnanimous sender was growing tired of work driven by "envious b******s", and as such, was willing to spare Hall's life, if only he sent £5,000 to an anonymous bitcoin account.    They added that usually they would just "do the work without going into the details", but instead planned to go away on a "long-awaited vacation". If Hall went to the "cops", the email warned, it would only postpone his "doomsday...

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