Phishing bait:   A United States District Court is sending out subpoenas via e-mail.

Example:   [Collected via e-mail, April 2008]




From: United States District Court
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008 8:33 AM
Subject: Subpoena in case #29-809-RYM

AO 88 (Rev.11/94) Subpoena in a Civil Case

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Issued by the
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

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Issued to:
John Smith
John Smith Construction Co., Inc
712-555-4596

SUBPOENA IN A CIVIL CASE

Case number:
29-809-RYM

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This subpoena shall remain in effect until you are granted leave to depart by the court or by an officer on behalf of the court.

Any organisation not a party to this suit thas is subponaed for the taking of a deposition shall designate one or more offcers, directors, or managing agents, or other persons to testify on its behalf, and may set forth, for each person designated, the matters on wich the person will testify. Federal Rules of Civil Procedures,20(b)(6).

Failure to appear at the time and place indicated may result in a contempt of court citation. Bring this subpoena with you to the courtroom and oresent it to the bailiff. Direct any questions to the person requesting you to appear: City Prosecutor.