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If you run a business, probably the last thing you want to see in your email inbox is a notification about a consumer complaint from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Fortunately for you, if you receive such an email it may not be an actual customer complaint.
Unfortunately for you, those email messages may link you to viruses and malware that can infect your computer.
The FTC reports that someone is sending out emails with the subject line: "NOTIFICATION OF CONSUMER COMPLAINT." The FTC wants you to know that the federal agency is not responsible for these emails. Instead, scammers are sending out these messages so they can access your private information.
The federal agency reports that individuals who click on the pictures and links in the email may inadvertently download viruses or malware onto their computers. The FTC suggests that anyone who receives these emails delete them immediately.
If you believe you have accidentally downloaded a virus, there are some steps you can take to protect your personal information:
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.