Some significant report of scams in the news:
“The first is a letter claiming to be from the FBI, bearing the seal of the
organisation and a picture of director Robert S. Mueller III. The email claims
that the recipient has won money in a lottery.
The second purports to come from the US Army mailing system and attempts to
harvest personal and financial information from the recipient. The email claims
that the information will be used to help the armed forces overseas.
The third is a variation of a common scam in which the email claims that an
electronic greetings card has been sent. Once the link is clicked on the user is
directed to a web page harbouring malicious code.”
We have several other mails that claim to be from companies, but scam mails using FBI seals and director names are new. Is this a prank by the scammers?