Beware of "Selection Committee 2015 Registry of Distinguished Professionals and Executives" Scam
Jan 21, 2015
Scammers and spammers are sending fake and phishing email messages like the one below, claiming that the recipients have been selected as potential candidate to represent the 2015 Worldwide Branding Registry of Distinguished Professionals and Executives. The email messages are fakes and were created by cyber-crooks to trick the recipients into sending them their personal information.
Please continue reading below.
The Fake and Phishing Email Message
Subject: Selection Committee 2015
You were recently chosen as a potential candidate to represent 2015 Worldwide Branding Registry of Distinguished Professionals and Executives.
We are pleased to inform you that your candidacy was formally approved January 2nd. Congratulations. The Publishing Committee selects potential candidates based not only upon their 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. There is no fee nor obligation to be listed. As 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 seven business days.
Once finalized, your listing will share prominent registry space with thousands of fellow accomplished individuals across the globe, each representing accomplishments within their own geographical area.
To verify your profile and accept the candidacy, please visit here.
Our registration deadline for this year's candidates is January 31st.to ensure you are included, we must receive your verification on or before this date. On behalf of our Committee, I salute your achievement and look forward to welcoming you to our association.
Editor in Chief
Worldwide Selection Committee 2015
The link in the email message will take you to one of the following pages on the fake and fraudulent website www.ironchampusa .ru (website name may change):
http://www.ironchampusa .ru:8120/marketing/ iron-stack.html
Congratulations! You are one step away.
Success is one of life's accomplishments. Recognition is another. The Executive's Brand recognizes and empowers individuals across a multitude of industries and fields. Your invitation to join our private network is an exclusive opportunity reserved for a select group of professionals.
Membership is not only an honor, but also an opportunity for you to expand your network, improve your professional brand and increase your visibility.
Your next level of achievement is just around the corner.
Act now to get started with your application process. Becoming a member of our exclusive global network will give you a competitive advantage, help establish your personal brand, and open up countless opportunities and offers that only our Members receive with some of the top fortune 500 companies today for Airline Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Marketing and Executive Hunters.
Complete the application form below to find out if you're eligible to be included in The Executive's Brand. Candidates are approved based on the information they provide. If selected, you will be listed among thousands of accomplished members in the The Executive's Brand Registry of Distinguished Professionals.
Official Complimentary The Executive's Brand Candidate Application
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