could you check please, Scam (6-5-18)

The following is a scam in which the scammer is posing as a system email. The system email states that the user has a document waiting for them. In order to view the file the user must click on the link inside the email. The link is a phishing scam, once clicked the scammer will infect the user’s machine or have a false login page that will steal the victim’s login information.

To tell this is a scam because the email address used is not a service account. Some other signs are the unofficial subject line and the spoofed email (the name of the account is different than the email address). All of these are signs of a scam. If you have received this email please delete it.
From: IT
Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 8:32 AM
Subject: could you check please

You have a document waiting from:

Please sign the below Document

HR_ITFile [Link Redacted]

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