That court notice could be phony
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 3:33 PM
Iowa State Court Administration has received several notices of spam email that falsely claim to be from the Iowa Judicial Branch or a court official. The emails state that a complaint was received, or court ordered restitution is due, or a trial date with the Iowa Court of Appeals is set. The emails are not from the Iowa Judicial Branch. Persons receiving the email should not open or respond to them or click on any links in the email. The Iowa Judicial Branch will never ask the recipient to send money, request a Social Security number, direct the recipient to call a certain phone number, or advise the reader to download a document.