Thousands of executives received e-mails on Monday purporting to be federal court subpoenas but which appear to be part of a "phishing" scam to capture sensitive data. The pseudo-subpoenas bear the seal of the U.S. District Court and docket numbers from real cases. They command an appearance on May 7 before a grand jury, and indicate they were issued by "O'Mevely & Meyers," a fictitious entity with the same Los Angeles address as the real firm of O'Melveny & Myers.
Businesses Hit With E-Mail Blast of Virus-Carrying Pseudo-Subpoenas
New Jersey Law Journal
April 16, 2008