State Bar of Texas Blog
Warning - Fake "Account Suspended" Email
We have received more reports that lawyers are receiving a scam/phishing attempt. This is not from the State Bar. Do not click links contained in the message which reads as follows:
From: State Bar of Texas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: April 2, 2012 3:47:21 PM CDT
Subject: Account Suspended
Your State Bar of Texas account has been suspended because of unusual invalid login attempts into your account. You may experience inability to access certain feature. To restore your account, please click on the link below and complete the form.
Click on the link above (or copy and paste the URL address into your web browser) to complete the form.
Thank you for co-operation.
State Bar of Texas
Original blog post 2/23/2012
We received reports late today about an email purporting to be from the State Bar of Texas with the subject line: "Texas Bar Account Suspended." The email asks the recipient to click a link and provide information.
This email is not from the State Bar of Texas and is a scam/phishing attempt. Do not click the link contained in the email or provide information in response to it.
If you did provide information in response to the scam email we recommend that you log in to My Bar Page on TexasBar.com, click "Update My Profile," and change your password. If you need help please email email@example.com.