Emails that come from a clearly unreliable source and contain multiple red flags.
Recently, we noticed that someone has been using your e-mail to conduct illegal online activity. We are currently investigating this issue with other Government Agencies and need your cooperation to further accelerate this process. Please visit the site to confirm your willingness to assist us.
As you should know, the use of the internet to conduct illegal activity is a Federal Crime and the offender could undergo criminal prosecution by the Federal Government of the United States. Should you decline to assist us, we may be forced to take legal action against you which could result in jail time and civil fines.
Emails that appear to come from a reliable source and contain a smaller number of red flags in the content. These red flags could be outdated company branding, incorrect grammar, or misspellings.
Emails that appear to come from a reputable source and contain no red flags in the content.