WARNING: Phishing attempt. DO NOT OPEN attachments. The phish are well worded and warn you that you have an "outstanding balance" on an account ask you to open an attached invoice. The attachment is nefarious. Here is a sample:
We are writing to you about fact, despite previous reminders, there remains an outstanding amount of USD 9170,74 in respect of the invoice(s) contained in current letter. This was due for payment on 10 April, 2016.
Our credit terms stipulate full payment within 3 days and this amount is now more than 14 days overdue.The total amount due from you is therefore USD 9170,74
If the full amount of the sum outstanding, as set above, is not paid within 7 days of the date of this email, we will begin legal action, without warning, for a court order requiring payment. We may also commence insolvency proceedings. Legal proceedings can affect any credit rating. The costs of legal proceedings and any other amounts which the court orders must also be paid in addition to the debt.
This letter is being sent to you according to the Practice Direction on Pre-Action Conduct (the PDPAC) contained in the Civil Procedure Rules, The court has the power to sanction your continuing failure to respond.
To view the the original invoice in the attachment please use Adobe Reader.
We await your prompt reaction to this email.