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Pretrial Notice - Legal Notice - Warrant to Appear In Court Virus Email Messages

Pretrial Notice - Legal Notice - Warrant to Appear In Court Virus Email Messages

The email messages below: "Pretrial notice", "Warrant to appear" and "Legal Notice", have a virus or Trojan horse attached to them that will infect your computer if you open them. They may also contain a link to a malicious website. The messages were designed to trick curious recipients into clicking the malicious link or opening the malicious attachments, disguised as a warrant, legal or pretrial notice, by claiming that they ordered to appear in court or their complaints have been received.

Please continue reading below.

These email messages are fakes and were not sent by any courts.

The Fake and Malicious Court Email Messages

The Fake and Malicious Court Email Messages
Subject: Acknowledgement letter
Pretrial notice

Hereby we confirm that your complaint has been received together with enclosures dated January 30, 2014.

The complaint will be reviewed in court in the nearest possible time based on the documents and information you have previously provided. You do not have to be present at trial in person if the Court does not suggest otherwise.

Please use this link to check your complaint once again and confirm it. If we do not get your confirmation the claim will be cancelled.

You will be further notified without delay of any judgement delivered in regard to your complaint.


Subject: Legal Notice
Pretrial notice,

Hereby we inform that you are obliged to come as a defendant to The Court of Atlanta in February 23, 2014 at 09:00 a.m. for the hearing of your case of illegal software use.

If necessary you have a right to obtain a lawyer for your protection.

You are kindly asked to have an identity document with you.

Personal appearance is compulsory.

Please find the plaint note with more detailed case information attached to this letter and study it thoroughly.

Court clerk,

Karen Smith

Warrant to appear,

Please be informed that you are expected in the Court of Georgia on February 2nd, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. where the hearing of your case of illegal software use will take place.

You may obtain protection of a lawyer, if necessary.

Please bring your identity documents to the Court on the named day.

Attendance is compulsory.

The detailed plaint note is attached to this letter, please download and read it thoroughly.

Court clerk,


Notice to Appear,

Hereby you are notified that you have been scheduled to appear for your hearing that will take place in the court of San Francisco in January 21, 2014 at 10:00 am.

Please bring all documents and witnesses relating to this case with you to Court on your hearing date.

The copy of the court notice is attached to this letter.

Please, read it thoroughly.

Note: If you do not attend the hearing the judge may hear the case in your absence.

Yours truly,

Clerk to the Court.

Look out for similar court email messages that may have been reworded.

These fake email messages are similar to the "Eviction Notification" and "Notice Quit" virus email messages. 


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