Suburban residents warned of scam

March 4, 2008 2:16:34 PM PST
Police in Arlington Heights are warning residents about an e-mail scam.The scam is not new, but police say they've had three reports recently of e-mails where residents have been threatened with death unless they sent money.

People who give in to the scam could be putting their banking and credit information at risk.

Police said no one has actually sent money, but they want people to be aware.