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Beware of the "Government of Jamaica Jury Selection" Virus Email Messages

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Beware of the "Government of Jamaica Jury Selection" Virus Email Messages

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The e-mail message below is a sample of the many malicious e-mails being circulated on the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) systems claiming the recipients have been selected for jury duty. If you see e-mail messages like the sample below, please delete them immediately, even if they appear as if they came from legitimate e-mail addresses. Please DO NOT Forward the malicious e-mail messages, Reply to them, or click on the link or attachment in them. When in doubt about an e-mail message please call the sender to verify that they did in fact send it. This might seem bothersome, but it could prevent your computer from getting infected with a virus or malware that could delete or steal your files, or even make your files unreadable by encrypting them.

The “Government of Jamaica Jury Selection” Virus Email Message

From: Carlene Green Carlene@gov.jm
Date: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 2:33 AM
Subject: Jury Selection

Government of Jamaica

Dear Recipient,

If you have identified your name in the document below. Please keep in mind that you will receive a call from the government of Jamaica shortly. To fill a jury position, once contacted please keep all correspondence private.

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  • January 5, 2017 at 1:42 PM by an anonymous user from Kingston, Jamaica

    Thanks for the warning. I received an email with the exact message. Thank God I did not open it as it seemed suspicious.


    With thanks.

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