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Email Scam Alert

Posted on Jan 14, 2014 in Press Releases

The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam, in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting the recipients’ computer with viruses. There have not been any reported cases here locally, but we wanted to alert the public to be cautious about this scam. In general, the public will not be contacted by the Hawaii State Judiciary for official business by email and we do not summon people to court electronically. For more information, visit: http://news.uscourts.gov/public-alert-scam-emails-about-phony-court-cases-carry-computer-virus. If you receive an email you are not sure about, please contact the Hawaii State Judiciary Public Affairs Office at (808) 539-4909.

For more information, contact the Communications and Community Relations Office at 808-539-4909 or via email at pao@courts.hawaii.gov.

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