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Beware of "Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition Nomination Committee" Scam

2017-10-21T01:33:44 -  +
Beware of "Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition Nomination Committee" Scam

Scammers and spammers are sending fake and phishing email messages like the one below, which claim the recipients have been nominated to represent their professional community in the Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition. The fake email messages have been created to trick the recipients into sending the scammers their personal information, and subsequently, their money. Also, the links in the email messages may go to spam websites that will attempt to trick visitors into buying fake products or services, and phishing websites that steal online account credentials.

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The "Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition Nomination Committee" Scam

From: "Nomination Committee" <[email protected]>

Date: October 20, 2017 at 7:29:55 PM PDT

Subject: Your Nomination

Dear Candidate,

You have been nominated to represent your professional community in the Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition. The largest online community of professionals.

We are very pleased to inform you that your candidacy has been approved. Congratulations!

The Publishing Committee has selected you as a potential candidate, based on your standing amongst your professional community as well as specific criteria from the executive and professional council. Given your reputation, the Publishing Director feels your profile would make a welcome addition to our publication.

Since we are using our secondary resources, you must verify with us that your current profile is accurate. After your information is verified, your online listing will be approved within 7 business days.

Please click here to verify your profile and to formally accept the candidacy.

On behalf of our Committee I would like to salute your achievements and welcome you to our association.

Deepest Regards,

Nomination Committee

626 RXR Plaza Uniondale, NY 11556

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  • Posted: 2018-04-24T11:52:37 by an anonymous user from or near: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

    I just received this email and I knew it was garbage. Just once I would like to get an email with awesome news or exciting opportunities and it be real. The real question is if I ever do get one will I know it when I see it! The internet has literally become The Boy Who Cried Wolf!

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  • Posted: 2018-04-04T22:22:47 by an anonymous user from or near: Weare, New Hampshire, United States

    Got an email just like this today, was wondering what this whole thing is really about and a simple google search has made it clear it's a scam. Thanks for the heads up.

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  • Posted: 2018-03-29T10:31:56 by an anonymous user from or near: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    Just received an email today for that.

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  • Posted: 2018-03-26T19:07:11 by an anonymous user from or near: Springfield, Ohio, United States

    Just got one for 2018

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    • Posted: 2018-03-28T03:35:58 by an anonymous user from or near: Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

      Just got one for 2018 and I just delete it.

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  • Posted: 2018-01-09T06:44:35 by info

    Here is another scam:

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  • Posted: 2017-12-28T06:51:01 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "JohnD'Addario" <[email protected]>
    Date: December 27, 2017 at 12:12:25 PM CST
    Subject: Your Nomination

    Dear,

    You have been nominated to represent your professional community in the Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition. The largest online community of professionals.

    We are very pleased to inform you that your candidacy has been approved. Congratulations!

    The Publishing Committee has selected you as a potential candidate, based on your standing amongst your professional community as well as specific criteria from the executive and professional council. Given your reputation, the Publishing Director feels your profile would make a welcome addition to our publication.

    Since we are using our secondary resources, you must verify with us that your current profile is accurate. After your information is verified, your online listing will be approved within 7 business days.

    Please click here to verify your profile and to formally accept the candidacy.

    On behalf of our Committee I would like to salute your achievements and welcome you to our association.

    Deepest Regards,

    Nomination Committee
    626 RXR Plaza Uniondale, NY 11556
    to disocontinue notifications, click here"

    delete


  • Posted: 2017-12-21T18:08:33 by an anonymous user from or near: Oakland, California, United States

    Hi,

    Received this one. And found a lot of hidden text in the footer. (White text on a white background)

    "Dear ****,

    It is my pleasure to inform you that you may qualify for inclusion in the 2017 Professional Who's Who Network.

    Professional Who's Who is one of the largest communities of accomplished professionals in every industry and profession worldwide. We provide an exclusive on-line networking forum which allows our members to connect with other professionals to achieve personal growth and career opportunities.

    THERE IS NO COST TO BE INCLUDED. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

    Visit the link above to get started in networking with like-minded professionals. Submit your registration form today to be highlighted among our thousands of distinguished professionals.

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  • Posted: 2017-12-15T08:55:07 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Members_Info" <[email protected]>
    Date: December 14, 2017 at 20:07:47 EST
    Subject: Your Nomination

    Dear,

    You have been nominated to represent your professional community in the Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition. The largest online community of professionals.

    We are very pleased to inform you that your candidacy has been approved. Congratulations!

    The Publishing Committee has selected you as a potential candidate, based on your standing amongst your professional community as well as specific criteria from the executive and professional council. Given your reputation, the Publishing Director feels your profile would make a welcome addition to our publication.

    Since we are using our secondary resources, you must verify with us that your current profile is accurate. After your information is verified, your online listing will be approved within 7 business days.

    Please click here to verify your profile and to formally accept the candidacy.

    On behalf of our Committee I would like to salute your achievements and welcome you to our association.

    Deepest Regards,

    Nomination Committee"

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  • Posted: 2017-11-21T11:47:41 by info

    Here is another scam:

    -----Original Message-----
    "From: Registry
    Sent: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 7:37 am
    Subject: Your Nomination

    Dear,
    You have been nominated to represent your professional community in the Professional Who's Who 2017 Edition. The largest online community of professionals.

    We are very pleased to inform you that your candidacy has been approved. Congratulations!

    The Publishing Committee has selected you as a potential candidate, based on your standing amongst your professional community as well as specific criteria from the executive and professional council. Given your reputation, the Publishing Director feels your profile would make a welcome addition to our publication.

    Since we are using our secondary resources, you must verify with us that your current profile is accurate. After your information is verified, your online listing will be approved within 7 business days.
    Please click here to verify your profile and to formally accept the candidacy.
    On behalf of our Committee I would like to salute your achievements and welcome you to our association.

    Deepest Regards,
    Nomination Committee"

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  • Posted: 2017-11-10T07:34:50 by Minnie from or near: Houston, Texas, United States

    I got the same exact email. AOL put it in the SPAM file. I knew it was spam or a scam because I don't work anymore LOL.

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  • Posted: 2017-10-21T10:53:29 by info

    Here is another scam:

    -- start of scam --
    "From: Professional Who's Who
    Date: October 21, 2017 at 03:48:48 PDT
    Subject: Re: You've Been Accepted by Professional Who's Who Racquel Mamerto
    Reply-To:

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    Dear,

    It's my pleasure to inform you that you qualify for inclusion in the 2017
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    accomplished men and women in virtually every industry and profession. All
    members gain access to exclusive networking forums, personal branding
    tools,educational webinars, business exposure and so much more...

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    On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievement and welcome you to our
    organization.To ensure you are included,we must receive your verification on
    or before July 30, 2017 deadline. Please verify your profile and accept the candidacy
    by Clicking Here>>

    On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievement and welcome you to our


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    © 2017 Professional Who's Who, Inc. All rights reserved."

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