“Negligent driving” email that includes an image apparently taken from a traffic camera claims that you have been issued with a driver violation and should click a link to read a notification.
“Paperless Statement” email purporting to be from Australian energy provider AGL supposedly includes a summary of your monthly bill and urges you to click a link to view your current statement in detail.
Emails purporting to be from the United States Postal Service (USPS) claim that a parcel could not be delivered due to an address error and instruct recipients to click a link to download a shipping label.
Email purporting to be from Internet fax service RingCentral claims that the recipient has a new fax message that can be viewed by opening an attached file.
“Official Notification” email claims that the Department of Finance of Australia in collaboration with the Australia Revenue Agency has discovered that your 2016 tax declaration appeared to be imprecise and you currently have an outstanding tax debt as a result. The email instructs you to click a link to download a “Tax Declaration” and then take the document to the nearest CRA/DFC office within 21 days.
Email claims that you have been issued with a traffic infringement and have received a large fine. The email urges you to click a link to download a “Notice Declaration” about the alleged infringement.
“Incoming Fax Report” email that purports to be from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) claims that you should open an attached Microsoft Word file to read a secure document.
“Notice of Intended Prosecution” email purporting to be from Greater Manchester Police contains details of a supposed speeding violation. The email includes a link that supposedly allows you to check photographic evidence of the violation.
Rather threatening email purporting to be from the Lending Division at Bank of America claims that you have not made any debt payments for the last three months and should click a link to view a full report about the issue.