Virus alert: don't open FBI e-mail

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 10:11 AM EST

Don't open those e-mail attachments that appear to be from the FBI. They might contain a computer virus.

The FBI late Tuesday warned computer users that scam artists pretending to be FBI agents are at work spreading the computer virus.

"These e-mails did not come from the FBI," the Bureau said in a statement released from its Washington headquarters.

At CNN.

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