Watch out for fraudulent emails that appear to come from the Florida E-Filing Portal. These fake emails have a malicious attachment.
Here is an example of these fake emails:
On Thursday, August 17, 2017 8:06 PM, "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
You are to appear as a defendant in Court of Appeals, you have to appear in the Court on the 18th of August, hereby you are notified that you have been scheduled to appear for your hearing that will take place in the Court of Florida on 08/18/2017 02:37:04 PM ET.
This case against you is for "US Health Care Service Code Violation".
Please bring all documents and witnesses relating to this case with you to Court on your hearing date.
Copy of the court notice is ATTACHED to this mail. Please, read it "thoroughly".
Note: If you do not attend the hearing the judge may hear the case in your absence.