New "Notice Of Prosecution" scam
targets small businesses in UK
FOLLOWING on from the recent
'Greater Manchester Police Notice Of Prosecution' email we reported last
week, a new scam is active. This is targeting small businesses and if you click
on the notice it delivers malware.
This spoofing email is headed:- 'The UK Government Insolvency Service.'
It is pretending to be a Company Investigations Inquiry Reminder and
says:- "We have received an accusation about your company which indicates
corporate exploitation." It goes on to say a "court to wind up the
company and stop it trading." should you not respond.
If you get this email, do not click on it! Report to and report it to us via
ReportLite.ActionFraud.Police.UK and also
please forward the email on to:-
as well as
If you have clicked on this email, check your computer for viruses, on regular
bases, as the malware might be time activated!