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Beware of "European Company Network" Scams

2017-08-09T15:40:55 -  +
Beware of "European Company Network" Scams

Online users who have received email messages like the one below asking them to join the European Company Network are asked to delete them and should not respond to them with their personal information. This is because the email messages are fraudulent and are being sent by online scammers to trick their potential victims into paying for a service that doesn't exist.

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A Sample of the Fraudulent "European Company Network" Email Message

---------- Forwarded message ----------

From: EUBS / Ms Sophie <[email protected]>

Date: 2017-08-09 10:43 GMT+01:00

Subject: Due date for the Invoice no. 202782

To:

We hereby inform you that the attached invoice, number 202782, charging your company’s profile insertion into our business register is now issued for payment (due date is 07/08/2017).

The invoice was posted via regular mail the day it was issued (10th of July, 2017) to []. Please confirm postage receipt and accuracy of postal address.

If this email’s recipient is not responsible with payment transfer, we appreciate the forward of message to the department in charge.

In case payment has been transferred by now, please send the proof of wire in reply, for noting the account timely settled.

Thank you for your time and cooperation.

Best regards,

Ms Sophie, Account Manager

Tel: 0031 208-080-789

Fax: 0031 205-248-107

Here is a list of fraudulent European Company Network websites:

  • www.europeancompanynetwork.com
  • ecn-register.org

Online users who have already been tricked by the online scammers are asked to contact their banks for help recovering their money. They should let their banks know that they were tricked into making payment on a fraudulent website by online scammers.

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  • Posted: 2018-04-18T10:11:44 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: EUBS / Ms Joanna [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: 16 April 2018 12:50
    Subject: Re: Reminder for the Invoice no. 211381
    Importance: High

    Attached reminder issued this day.

    Payment proof is expected in reply by the end of this week, in order we avoid the amount increase.

    Best regards,
    Ms Joanna, Account Manager
    Phone: 0031 208080789

    On 4/11/2018 3:30 PM, EUBS / Ms Joanna wrote:
    To */Accounting Department of BIRMINGHAM PROGRESSIVE SYNAGOGUE,

    Your account is now one month past due in our records. To this date, we have not received payment of EUR 995,- for the attached invoice number 211381, issued for your company’s subscription into our business register, services we have rendered to BIRMINGHAM PROGRESSIVE SYNAGOGUE honouring your request placed on 02/02/2018.

    Please be informed that in case of additional late payment we reserve our right to charge you additionally EUR 99,- Late Payment Fee and EUR 35,- Administration Fee due to your delaying the payment.
    A reminder will be issued to your company next Monday, the 16th of April, 2018, announcing the amount increase to be applied unless payment is received in a seven day period.
    If payment has been recently transferred, please reply with the proof of payment, for identification purposes and avoidance of this increase applied starting next week.

    Best regards,
    Ms Joanna, Account Manager
    Tel: 0031 208080789
    Fax: 0031 205248107"

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-02-13T12:52:21 by info

    Here is another scam:

    -------- Forwarded Message --------
    "From: EUBS / Ms Helena [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:26 AM
    Subject: Fwd: Penalties added/ FAO: Accounting Department

    Sirs,

    Your invoice is way overdue and was penalized with extra fees for delayed settlement, your debt reaching EUR 1129,-.


    Please reply at your earliest so we can discuss the issues which cause to this way long postponement of transfer and the conditions of an eventual closure of this problematic cooperation.

    Regards

    Ms Helena, Account Manager"

    delete


  • Posted: 2017-11-09T10:00:00 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: EUBS Ltd/ Accounting Department [email protected]
    Sent: 09 November 2017 12:33
    Subject: Invoice no. 207369 - Sureguard
    Importance: High

    To Whom it may concern/Accounting Department of Sureguard,

    We hereby inform you that the attached invoice, charging your company’s profile insertion into our business register is due for payment (due date is 27/11/2017).

    The invoice was posted via regular mail the day it was issued (30/10/2017) to your company’s address: Greenway, 1 Green Street Worsbrough Dale, S704RS Barnsley, United Kingdom. Please confirm postage receipt.

    If this email’s recipient is not responsible with payment transfer, we appreciate the forward of message to the department in charge.

    In case payment has been transferred by now, please send the proof of wire in reply, for noting the account timely settled.

    The payment discount listed on the attached invoice is available by 27th of November, 2017.

    Thank you for your time and cooperation.

    Accounts Department
    Fax: 0031 205248107
    Phone: 0031 208080789"

    delete


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