1. The Psycho Rapist/Slasher: Women are being victimized in the mall by rapists waiting under your car, or spraying you with perfume samples, or whatever.
2. The Financial Ripoff: There is a new scam going around where people are going to steal your identity. Better cover up your license plates!
3. The Political Hack: Clinton/Bush/Obama is going to declare Martial Law and take away our Guns/Gay Marriages and we know this is true as a Wal-Mart truck overturned and all the "Martial Law" signs spilled out.
4. The Missing Child: Little Tiffany has been snatched from the trailer park! Pass this on! We all need to drop what we are doing and go look for little Tiffany! Nine times out of Ten, little Tiffany doesn't exist, and in the other one time, either she was found 5 years ago, or she was a teenaged runaway.
5. The Helpful Tip: Not really a fear-seller, but the message offers a helpful tip to let you in on a little secret in life. You can take apart a lantern battery and get a zillion AA batteries for pennies!