The latest email virus scam/spam purports to be from Greater Manchester Police and to be a speeding ticket titled Notice of Intended Prosecution - M24181In accordance with Section 1 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988. we hereby inform you that it is mandatory to take proceedings against the driver of motor vehicle.
There is a link in the email to view the photo which will be a virus that infects your machine if you click the link. Opening the email itself should not harm your machine but you should delete the email.
Remember: UK Police DO NOT send speeding tickets known as Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) by email. The email also has no vehicle details included despite claiming to have detailed information about the location of the alleged offence.
Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) Information
Greater Manchester Police
Details of the Violation
· Time & Date: at 18:56 on 30/11/2016
· Fixed Speed Camera UIN: 1WJT2
· Location: A560 Hyde Road, near Wyecroft Close, Stockport
· Violation: EXCEED 25 MPH SPEED LIMIT
· Vehicle Speed: 85
We have photographic data that the driver of motor vehicle failed to comply with a speed limit at the date, time and location.
You have been announced as driver of the vehicle at the time of the supposed offence and have a legal obligation to comply with the provisions of the notice.
Check The Photographic Proof
Whether you agree with the NIP or not you have to fill out the section 172 notice declaring who was driving the car at the time of the offence within 28 days. The NIP with the section 172 notice were sent to your mailing address