Beware of this scam email with a Word document attachment. They appear to be getting your email address from the whois lookup of your domain name. Everything about it is wrong. The reply email address, the date, the law firm name are all good indicators that it is spam.

The attachment contains a virus. Please delete and DO NOT open the attachment.

This is what the email looks like.


Attention: Business Owner,

Your case has been scheduled for hearing on 3rd April, 2016 at 11:30 AM o’clock. Your case is before Judge Bobby Bahram .

This is a hearing about Black Complaint No. A10848388.

We expect you to be present for this. If I can be of assistance, let me know.

Please refer to the enclosed Subpoena to Appear and Testify in Court of law for complete information.
Yours faithfully,

Reibstein, Richard J. Attorney
Ruth O’Keefe.
Tel.: (859) 873-1934.


The NSW Dept of Justice also has a page on this topic – http://www.courts.justice.nsw.gov.au/Pages/cats/scam_email_noticestoappear.aspx

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Summons to appear in court - scam email
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Be aware of a scam email asking you to appear in court. The email attachment contains a virus.
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Golden Age Media