Fraud Monitor

Fraudulent Conference Announcements / Organization Solicitations / Scams / Cheats / Criminal Activity
Annonces de Conférences Frauduleuses / Sollicitations d'Organisations Frauduleuses / Escroqueries
Anuncios de Conferencias Fraudulentas / Organizaciones Fraudulentas

Fraud Item: fraud / scam: world company register, eu collection services ltd, internationaldirectoriesgroup

Fraudulent Message:

Sent: January 2015
Subject: Unsolved Dispute - The unpaid invoice no.

To Sir/Madam,

We have to remind you the due date for the invoice no. , issued for the insertion into the current Edition of World Company Register (2014/2015) you have ordered was 2014.

Your debt to our company reached EUR 1429,-, as late payment, administration and legal fees have been added to the initial amount of the invoice (according to the legal letter dated January, 2015).

Fraud Item: suspect organizations, no relationship with the UIA

Fraudulent Message:

The Union of International Associations has no relationship with the following websites and none of the people involved with these groups are "members" of the UIA or have any relationship from UIA nor do they have the UIA's approval to use it's name, logo or other materials.

Dr. Zigmund Ziegler Cohen

Fraud Item: fraud / scam: global human right world organization GHRWO

Fraudulent Message:

Dear Colleagues
On behalf of (GHRWO) It is a great privilege for us to invite you to global human right world organization (GHRWO) against Economic Crisis, Child Abuse & HIV/AIDS Treatment, Sex Work and forced Labor, which will be held from March 18th -20th, 2015 at the Atlantic City Convention Center New jersey, United States of America. From March 23rd -26th, 2015 at Dakar-Senegal, West -Africa.
For registration contact the secretariat:
Please share the information with your colleagues.

Fraud Item: fraud / scam: World Businesses List wbi2015

Fraudulent Message:

Ladies and Gentlemen.

In order to have your company inserted in the registry of World Businesses
List for 2015/2016 edition, please print, complete and submit the attached
form (PDF file) to the following address:

World Business List
P.O. BOX 3079
3502 GB, Utrecht
The Netherlands

fax: +31 20 524-8107

Updating is free of charge!

If you are not the intended recipient, please submit an email to
Your request shall be dealt with accordingly.

Fraud Item: fraud / scam: California Welfare & Peoples Health Organization CWPHO

Fraudulent Message:

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of California Welfare & Peoples Health Organization (CWPHO), It is a great privilege for us to invite you to global Congress meeting against Economic Crisis, Child Protection & HIV/AIDS Treatment, EBOLA Treatment, Prostitution, Sex Work, forced Labor, trafficking of women and children, violence against women, women's economic issues, critical issues affecting world in the 21st century-governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation.


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About the Fraud Monitor

An increasing number of email scams are using NGOs, International NGOs, development agencies, meetings, international conferences etc as the hook to defraud or cheat unsuspecting recipients. Always use caution when responding to or acting on unsolicited bulk email or paper mail.

A checklist, compiled by the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO, is also available to help distinguish between real and fictitious events and non-profit organizations, claiming national or international status.

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À Propos le Fraud Monitor

De plus en plus d'escrocs agissant par courriel utilisent des organisations non gouvernementales et des organisations non gouvernementales internationales, agences de développement, réunions, conférences internationales…comme mobile pour abuser de la confiance de personnes. Soyez prudents lorsque vous répondez à des courriels ou lettres non sollicitées.

Une liste, compilée par le Conseil International de la Danse CID-UNESCO, est aussi disponible afin de faire la différence entre événements réels ou fictifs et organisations sans but lucratif prétendant à un statut national ou international.

Voir la liste