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Beware of "The Office of the Attorney General Complaint" Malicious Ransomware Email

2016-07-15T14:48:49 -  +
Beware of "The Office of the Attorney General Complaint" Malicious Ransomware Email

The email message below, which claims that a complaint has been filed against the recipients' businesses, is a fake and is malicious. The fake email message contains a link disguised as PDF document, if clicked, will download a malicious compressed or zip file that contains what is called a ransomware. A ransomware is a dangerous malware, or something similar to a computer virus, which encrypts or make all the files on the infected computers unreadable or inaccessible. The ransomware will then demand that a ransom be paid before the files are made readable or accessible again.

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If the ransom is not paid, the owners of the infected computers will lose all their important files, which includes photos, videos and documents, i. And, the encrypted files will be restored, if the ransom is paid. That is why it is important that computer users make frequent backup copies of their files, in case their computers get infected with a ransomware malware.

The “The Office of The Attorney General Complaint” Malicious and Fake Email

From: The Office of The Attorney General complaints.dept@outlook.com
Subject: The Office of The Attorney General Complaint

Dear Business Owner:

A complaint has been filed against your Business.

Enclosed is a copy of the complaint which requires your response. You have 10 days to file a rebuttal if you so desire.

You may view the complaint at the link below.

complaint64736.pdf

Rebuttals should not exceed 25 pages and may refer to any additional documents or exhibits that are available on request.

The Office of The Attorney General cannot render legal advice nor can The Office of The

Attorney General represent individuals or intervene on their behalf in any civil or criminal matter.

Please review the enclosed complaint. If filing a rebuttal please do so during the specified timeframe.

Sincerely,

The Office of The Attorney General

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  • Posted: Aug 23, 2018 at 6:34 PM by info

    Here is another one:

    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
    From: "Attorney General" Date: Aug 23, 2018 6:36 PM
    Subject: OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

    OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
    441 4th Street NW, Suite 1145S
    Washington, DC 2018
    Phone: 1(845) 658-5243

    Urgent Attention.

    We have received instruction from the Police Department, Home land Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) here in the United States of America to prosecute you over allegations of money laundering and terrorist ($2.5million usd) related activities to which there is over whelming evidence of your involvement. Note:a copy of this email has been forwarded to the UNITED STATE OF AMERICA POLICE/AUTHORITIES and will be ordered for your immediate arrest after72hours.

    The need for your urgent prosecution arose from your inability to secure the mandatory Fund Regulatory Agency Paper from the {FRA} and to be sign by Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin in spite of several opportunities given to you by the Police Department, Home land Security and FBI.In view of the indicting report submitted to the Police Department, Home land Security and FBI by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Police Department, Home land Security and FBI has recommended for your immediate prosecution. You just have to obtain the required Certificate from F.R.A and the Certificate will cost you $169usd only.

    Here is the information for you to send the $169USD through WALMART TO WALMART OR RIA MONEY TRANSFER only.

    Receiver Name:--------Lela Faulkner
    Country:------------- United State Of American
    Address:------------- Canyonvlle, Oregon U.S.A
    Text Question:----- How urgent
    Answer:---------- Immediate
    Amount:--------- $169USD
    Sender Name:----------
    MTCN:-------

    We are giving you notice of service of writing of summons after Three days of receiving this letter by mail.If after the Three days and you are not able to obtain the Certificate to clear yourself before the Police Department, Home land Security and FBI, Legal prosecution will begin immediately.

    Justice delayed is justice denied.

    Yours in service,
    Attorney General
    Barr Mack Wiggs
    Financial Group
    barr.Email( officefile095@gmail.com )

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