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

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

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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.

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.

Sincerely,
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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
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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,

ROBINSON DILLON
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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.
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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. 

 

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • January 30, 2015 at 8:49 PM by an anonymous user from Indian Trail, North Carolina, United States

    Just received this one:

    "BRYAN Cave

    A Broader Perspective

    Pretrial notice Hereby we inform that you are obliged to come as a defendant to Hamilton County Court of Appeals on February 15th, 2015 at 11:00 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.

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

    Court clerk,

    Michael Conrad

    Copyright 2015 (c) All rights reserved"

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  • January 15, 2015 at 8:24 PM by an anonymous user from Yuma, Tennessee, United States

    I received this one:

    "BINGHAM

    Bingham McCutchen LLP

    Warrant to appear

    Please be informed that you are expected in the Nebraska State Court of Appeals on February 2nd, 2015 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.

    Clerk of court,

    Justin Love

    Copyrights 2014 all rights reserved"

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  • January 8, 2015 at 9:00 AM by an anonymous user from London, England, United Kingdom

    The version of the warrant one I received just FYI:

    "Warrant to appear

    Please be informed that you are expected in the Kentucky Court of Appeals on February 2nd, 2015 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.

    Clerk of court,

    Neil Harrison"

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    • January 8, 2015 at 8:11 PM by an anonymous user from Norfolk, Virginia, United States

      I just got the same email but for Appellate Court of Connecticut.

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