"You've Been Selected for Executive Who's Who"

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I keep receiving e-mail messages about being selected as a potential candidate to represent my professional community in the new edition of Executive Who's Who. I have never registered or signed up with any directories or associations, but the e-mail messages state that based my background, the Director believes my profile makes a fitting addition to their publication.

Youve Been Selected for Executive Whos Who
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The "Executive Who's Who" Scam

From: Executive Who's Who (whoswho@riotle.com)
Subject: You've Been Selected for Executive Who's Who

Hello,

You were recently chosen as a potential candidate to represent your professional community in the new, 2013 Edition of Executive Who's Who.

The Publishing Committee selected you as a potential candidate based not only upon your current standing, but focusing as well on criteria from executive and professional directories, associations, and trade journals. Given your background, the Director believes your profile makes a fitting addition to our publication.

To verify your profile and accept the candidacy, please visit here. Our deadline for this selection period is April 30th, 2013.to ensure your inclusion, we must receive verification on or before this date. On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievement and welcome you to our association.

Sincerely Yours,
Robert McGwire
Nomination Committee Secretary
Executive Who's Who

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Or write to:
320 S. Lemon Blvd # 1803
Los Angeles, CA 91789

The funny thing about this email message is, although it was sent to me, when I clicked on the link I was told that the campaign is not available in my region. So I ask myself, why I was selected in the first place.

Obviously, this email message is a scam and you should ignore or delete it if you receive it. Thousands of persons have received this email message and have make complaints.

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  • March 16, 2017 at 1:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Seattle, Washington, United States

    This person just called me and asked me to explain my ambassador profile for a company I love and she kept pushing me to talk about it over and over and then when I told her I was trying homeless people by promoting an app to get them jobs immediately she said okay that's enough and hung up. She is looking for information. Scam. Tried to call the number back and it rings busy.

  • January 14, 2017 at 10:55 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "I received the following email. I am not in a professional community; I am retired! I never entered any contest. This mail will be deleted without any clicking on anything.

    From: "Global Whos Who"

    Subject: Your Who's Who Entry

    marbiz395, January, 13th 2017

    A Major Congratulations is definitely in order...The 2017 Business Who's Who Registry has nominated you to represent your professional community amongst Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs.

    This is a tremendous honor.

    You were chosen from only a handful of qualified candidates.

    Your candidacy was approved on January, 13th 2017, and a prompt response is required to ensure your correct professional information is added.

    We look forward to your appearance in this year's edition.

    Please Take a few minutes to confirm your information right here

    Again Our Highest Regards,

    Irwin Gutierrez"

  • June 15, 2015 at 1:02 PM by an anonymous user from: Seattle, Washington, United States

    The funny thing about that email is that you clicked on the link. :-)

    I hope you ran some extensive malware software on your computer after you did so. Good luck!

  • June 7, 2015 at 12:21 AM by an anonymous user from: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    They have also used the name JT Richards 2014/2015 "Executive Who's Who" directory of Elite.

    Well here in south carolina JT Richards is the sales mannager of the KIA car sales buisness.

    Thanx-spc.F, Jayson D. U.S.ARNG.

  • September 5, 2014 at 8:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Winslow, New Jersey, United States

    They are still at it. I got two today. Same email as below. It went straight to my junk mail folder. That should tell you something immediately.Do not click on the link.

  • April 30, 2014 at 8:43 AM by an anonymous user from: San Bruno, California, United States

    Received today - same address

    Top 3 Wireless Network Security Concerns

    Hi Jana,

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    Download this whitepaper from IT Brief to learn more about the three primary concerns: end to end encryption, wireless intrusion detection and prevention, and "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) policies.

    Best Regards,

    Henry Thomas

    Editor in Chief

    The IT Brief...

  • April 29, 2014 at 10:47 AM by an anonymous user from: Sunnyvale, California, United States

    A very rude sales person from this organization just called trying to fish names from me. I'm the office manager with a sales office. No idea what their scam is but it seems they are now targeting people by calling admin people and fishing for information.

  • April 24, 2014 at 5:44 PM by an anonymous user from: Capitol Heights, Maryland, United States

    Yep, same here; I received an e-mail also, but not from Robert McGwire. Mine was from Danielle Walker, of American Job Resources, with a NY address:

    1191 Bowen Rd. #2, Elma, NY 14059

    Hmm...scammers really have too much time on their hands. Although the address looks legit, after searching companies in that area, I find there's no Who's Who of Anything at that address. (smh) Ridiculous!

  • April 14, 2014 at 10:45 AM by an anonymous user from: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    I just got this one, similar content:

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    11th April 2014

    Re: International Trade Council Invitation for Chris Hogan Auto

    Repair

    The International Trade Council is taking a limited number of new

    member appications for the 2014-2015 year. As such we would like to

    see if Chris Hogan Auto Repair is interested in participating...

  • March 25, 2014 at 8:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    I got one in my email this morning. Smh

  • March 5, 2014 at 8:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Medford, Oregon, United States

    Another fake email message:

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    hello ***@hotmail.com,

    You were recently chosen as a potential candidate to represent your professional community in the new, 2013 Edition of Executive Who's Who.

    The Publishing Committee selected you as a potential candidate based not only upon your current standing, but focusing as well on criteria from executive and professional directories, associations, and trade journals. Given your background, the Director believes your profile makes a f*****g addition to our publication.

    There is no fee to be listed. Since we are working off of secondary sources, we must receive verification from you that your profile is accurate. After receiving verification, we will validate your registry listing within one business week.

    Once finalized, your listing will share registry space with tens-of-thousands of fellow accomplished individuals across the globe, each representing accomplishment within their own geographical area.

    To verify your profile and accept the candidacy, please visit here. Our deadline for this selection period is April 15th, 2013.to ensure your inclusion, we must receive verification on or before this date. On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievement and welcome you to our association.

    Sincerely Yours,

    Robert McGwire

    Nomination Committee Secretary

    Executive Who's Who

  • January 13, 2014 at 5:24 AM by an anonymous user from: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    I also got same type of mail . the detailed copy of mail is given below:<br/><br/>Hello pokhrelbishwadhar<br/>You were recently chosen as a potential candidate to represent your professional community in the new, 2013 Edition of Executive Who's Who.<br/>The Publishing Committee selected you as a potential candidate based not only upon your current standing, but focusing as well on criteria from executive and professional directories, associations, and trade journals. Given your background, the Director believes your profile makes a f*****g addition to our publication.<br/>There is no fee to be listed. Since we are working off of secondary sources, we must receive verification from you that your profile is accurate. After receiving verification, we will validate your registry listing within one business week.<br/>Once finalized, your listing will share registry space with tens-of-thousands of fellow accomplished individuals across the globe, each representing accomplishment within their own geographical area.<br/>To verify your profile and accept the candidacy, please visit here. Our deadline for this selection period is April 15th, 2013.to ensure your inclusion, we must receive verification on or before this date. On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievement and welcome you to our association.<br/>Sincerely Yours,<br/>Robert McGwire<br/>Nomination Committee Secretary<br/>Executive Who's Who

  • January 7, 2014 at 5:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

    They are still sending them out. There are numerous spam emails being sent by what appears to be one spammer using infinitely variable sub-domain names in the email address to bypass normal spam filters.in many cases the unsubscribe link does not work. Here are examples:<br/><br/>ExecutiveWhosWho@afaen.me <br/>CARCHEXAutoWarranty@aepvw.me <br/>Vydox@adbip.me <br/>KohlsWinterSurvey@aevts.me<br/>HomeApplianceCoverage@afgfa.me<br/><br/>These are just a few that this spammer uses to try and access your details.

  • December 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM by an anonymous user from: Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States

    Got the same one today, but from Orlando.

  • October 28, 2013 at 6:01 PM by an anonymous user from: Columbus, Ohio, United States

    320 S. Lemon Blvd # 1803<br/>Los Angeles, CA 91789<br/><br/>Googled the address, it comes back to a complaint laden company called "Surface Coating Pro"

  • October 28, 2013 at 5:58 PM by an anonymous user from: Columbus, Ohio, United States

    Got mine today, exactly like the one posted above! Also reported their FB page as spam, but doubt that FB will do anything about it...

  • September 20, 2013 at 3:12 PM by an anonymous user from: Vancouver, Washington, United States

    I got the same email today from the same Robert McGwire. Only difference is the snail mail address. Mine was for a Houston TX address, so I google earthed it to see the street view for businesses. The address is for a business/strip mall complex. But no who's who type of business. Here's what I found. Texas payday and title loan, American Latino furniture, Laboom night club, oasis beauty supply, Nicaragua restaurant, flamingo cleaners, boost mobile, the washateria, speedy cash (another payday loan place) and a U.S. Post Office. <br/>So I then google earthed the Los Angeles address for the who's who email above, and there is no S. Lemon Blvd in Los Angeles. There is a N. Lemon Ave #1803 as well as a Lemon Creek Dr. #1803. So I went to google maps and put in the Lemon Blvd. and surprise, surprise... No results were found. The N. Lemon Ave. is another business park with a Von's food store that is surrounded by a huge residential area. The Lemon Creek Dr. Is a somewhat of an industrial business park. <br/>Looks like whoever is trying this scam, at least smartened up with my email and gave an actual address, though anyone with half a Brian could figure this out with initial effort.<br/>For gods sake... Stay away from the links in this email!

    • May 30, 2015 at 3:20 PM by an anonymous user from: Macclenny, Florida, United States

      I get the International Trade Council in Belgium, I gather it is a scam, but would like to know.

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