Supreme Court warns against phishing e-mails containing false court letters

19/1/2022 11:38:00 AM

Supreme Court warns against phishing e-mails containing false court letters

https://str.sg/wQCSSINGAPORE - There has been a series of phishing e-mails purportedly sent from the courts asking people for personal information like NRIC numbers and names, warned the Supreme Court on Wednesday (Jan 19).The e-mails informed recipients that they were being served a letter from the court, with the document shared via file hosting service Dropbox Business.

The phishing e-mail is sent frominfo1@judiciary.gov.sgby the"Supreme Judiciary Council" and contains a PDF attachment named"GOV.SG-LETTER011822.PDF".The e-mails usually request personal information such as name and identification details including NRIC or the FIN number of individuals.

Read more: The Straits Times »

US court awards Warmbier family US$240,000 seized from North KoreaSEOUL: A United States court has awarded the family of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died after being jailed by Pyongyang, US$240,000 seized from a North Korean bank, court records showed. The 22-year-old Warmbier, who was detained in North Korea for allegedly removing a propaganda poster from hi

US court awards Warmbier family $240,000 seized from North KoreaA United States court has awarded the family of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died after being jailed by Pyongyang, $240,000 seized from a North Korean bank, court records showed.

Australian court to publish reasons for dismissing Djokovic challenge on Jan 20MELBOURNE : The Federal Court of Australia will publish reasons for its dismissal of tennis star Novak Djokovic's challenge to the cancellation of his visa on Thursday at 0515 GMT, the court said.The reasons will be read out in court by Chief Justice James Allsop, viewable online, a court spokesperson sai Thousands of people of all ages, genders, nations & social ranks gathered in front of the detention dungeon for peaceful protests, Orthodox Christmas celebrations, singing & dancing kolo hand-in-hand. Human solidarity & empathy is the worst enemy & danger for autocratic regimes.

US court orders restaurant to pay RM39m for serving cleaning liquid instead of water to customerKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — A man in Tennessee, United States, has been awarded US$9.3 million (RM39 million) by the court after he was served cleaning liquid instead of water at a restaurant. William...

French player Harmony Tan taken off court in wheelchair at Australian OpenMELBOURNE: France\u0027s Harmony Tan had to be helped off court in a wheelchair on Wednesday (Jan 19) after breaking down in agony with calf problems during her Australian Open second round clash with Elina Svitolina. The unseeded 24-year-old was down 5-1 in the third and deciding set before the pain became\u0026nbs

M'sian drug trafficker's appeal to be heard by S'pore apex court on Jan. 24Five judges will hear his appeal. Hope he wins in his appeal.. Poor choice of headline considering the underlying reasons for the appeal. Significant difference between a trafficker and a mule. Drugs in singapore is unforgiven

Copy to clipboard https://str.sg/wQCS SINGAPORE - There has been a series of phishing e-mails purportedly sent from the courts asking people for personal information like NRIC numbers and names, warned the Supreme Court on Wednesday (Jan 19). The e-mails informed recipients that they were being served a letter from the court, with the document shared via file hosting service Dropbox Business. The phishing e-mail is sent from info1@judiciary.gov.sg by the"Supreme Judiciary Council" and contains a PDF attachment named"GOV.SG-LETTER011822.PDF". The e-mails usually request personal information such as name and identification details including NRIC or the FIN number of individuals. Anyone who receives such an e-mail should not respond to it nor disclose any personal or banking details to the sender, said the Supreme Court. It also urged members of the public to exercise caution and not download any attachment or click on any URL link provided in the e-mail. The courts do not use the @judiciary.gov.sg domain name to send e-mails to members of the public nor request information to be sent via Dropbox Business. Additionally, only authorised process servers can serve legal documents. If one's attendance is required in court or if one is required to provide information, they will receive a registrar's notice or correspondence from court. Those with case-related queries can contact the Supreme Court Registry by e-mailing supcourt_registry@supcourt.gov.sg or call 6557-7495. Those who wish to provide information related to such phishing e-mails can call the police hotline on 1800-255-0000 or For advice relating to scams, people may also call the anti-scam helpline manned by the National Crime Prevention Council on 1800-722-6688. More On This Topic