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The "You’ve Been Accepted by Who’s Who" Scam

Scammers and spammers are sending fake and phishing "You’ve Been Accepted by Who’s Who" email messages like the one below, which claim the recipients have been nominated to represent their professional community in the Professional Who's Who 2018 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.

The You’ve Been Accepted by Who’s Who Scam
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The "You’ve Been Accepted by Who’s Who" Scam

From: Marissa Ross <email@searchthepath.com>

Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 7:15:35 AM MST

Subject: You’ve Been Accepted by Who’s Who…

Subject: confirm your nomination into our exclusive network

you have 3 pending contacts at LinkedIn. 75162.

Congratulations!

I'm pleased to inform you that you have been considered to be included in the 2018 Professional Who's Who Network. Americas most respected networking and personal branding organization.

On behalf of our Committee we welcome you to the Community.

Status: Please confirm your nomination.

Confirm Your Profile

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  • April 21, 2019 at 8:49 AM by info

    Received this:

    - Forwarded Message -

    From: Marissa Ross <alerts@onlinecardoptions.com>

    Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 8:46:07 AM EDT

    Subject: Congratulations! You’ve Been Accepted…

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The "You’ve Been Accepted by Who’s Who" Scam