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

£5,000 'to spare life’

Hannah Godfrey
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Hall was unfazed by the scam email dressed up as a death threat
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Hall was unfazed by the scam email dressed up as a death threat

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...

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