Scam - "The Executive's Brand Registry of Distinguished Professionals"
May 31, 2015
The email message below: "Re:anyone should read this good news," which claims the recipients have been selected to apply and represent professionals from the industry in this year's edition of the registry, is fraudulent. Please do not respond to it with your personal information or click on any of the links within it. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by spammers or scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their personal information, sending money, completing surveys or visiting malicious websites.
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The Fake Email Message
Re:anyone should read this good news
Dear Executive / Professional,
We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to apply and represent professionals from the industry in this year's edition of the registry . Congratulations! Our Research Committee nominates a handful of potential candidates based on many different criteria including their current standing, recent accomplishments, as well as information present on professional registries, directories, associations, and authoritative social networks.
Given your background, we believe that you would make a fitting addition to our exclusive network. There is no fee to apply or for inclusion.
As we compile our data from a variety of secondary sources, you must verify your biographical information for candidacy by complete the application here
If approved, you will be listed alongside thousands of accomplished members in the prestigious Registry of Distinguished Professionals. This year's registration deadline is 6-15-2015, so it's imperative you finalize your application before this date.
Our members experience a wealth of benefits. You will have access to network with an elite group of professionals from nearly every imaginable industry in over 170 countries. This will open up countless opportunities for you, and provide the recognition and exposure you deserve!
We commend you on your achievements thus far, and we look forward to welcoming you to our organization.
The Membership Division 2015
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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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