Beware of “copyright infringement” scam message like this one

We just received this spam message, and want to warn everyone:

The content goes like this:

My name is Melissa.
Your website or a website that your company hosts is infringing on a copyright-protected images owned by myself.
Take a look at this document with the links to my images you used at and my earlier publications to get the evidence of my copyrights.
Download it now and check this out for yourself:****** (It’s a virus or a malware, DO NOT Click!!!)

I believe you have willfully infringed my rights under 17 U.S.C. Section 101 et seq. and could be liable for statutory damages as high as $150,000 as set forth in Section 504(c)(2) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (”DMCA”) therein.

This letter is official notification. I seek the removal of the infringing material referenced above. Please take note as a service provider, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires you, to remove or disable access to the infringing materials upon receipt of this notice. If you do not cease the use of the aforementioned copyrighted material a lawsuit will be commenced against you.

I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Best regards,
Melissa Brown

Well, we swear that this person should check before she sent out spam! Because all of our content is legally quoted and sourced with creative comments.

The purpose is to scam you to download a virus, so watch out for this kind of email. Do not interact with the content!

June/30 2021 update: We got more and more feedbacks for this type of download fraud, please check it out in the comment section for similar emails. Please remember DO NOT CLICK the link, it’s either malware, virus or an authorization permit link.