Reports have been received of bogus e-mail grand jury subpoenas, purportedly sent by a United States District Court. The e-mails are not a valid communication from a federal court and may contain harmful links. Recipients are warned not to open any links or download any information relating to this e-mail notice. The federal Judiciary’s email address is uscourts.gov. The e-mails in question appear to be sent from a similar address that is not owned and operated by the federal courts. Law enforcement authorities have been notified.
More information about the e-mail scam may be found in this New Jersey Law Journal article by Mary Pat Gallagher, "Businesses Hit With E-Mail Blast of Virus-Carrying Pseudo-Subpoenas," an excerpt from which follows: