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Beware of "2018 Professional Who's Who Network" Scam

2018-04-13T14:45:55 -  +
Beware of "2018 Professional Who's Who Network" Scam

Scammers and spammers are sending fake and phishing "2018 Professional Who's Who Network" 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.

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The "2018 Professional Who's Who Network" Scam

Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:41:22 +0000

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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  • Posted: Oct 19, 2018 at 2:11 PM by info

    Received via email:

    "They about got me, but I knew better than giving my CC over the phone.

    Here’s the info of the lady that called me.

    631-319-1846
    Ms. Kathy Andrews, Senior Director Professional

    Sent from my iPhone

    Begin forwarded message:

    From: Root User
    Date: October 12, 2018 at 7:20:34 PM CDT
    Subject: Congratulations, your profile has been submitted

    World’s Top Personal
    Branding Organization

    Dear,

    Thank you and Congratulations on taking the first step in becoming a member! Your application has been received and is currently in review. Please allow 48-72 hours.

    As part of our organization you now get access to national discounts and savings programs. Take a look at this weeks offers below.

    © 2018 Professionals Who's Who, Inc. All rights reserved."

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 19, 2018 at 9:21 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ----- Forwarded Message -----
    From: WhosWhoRegistration
    Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018, 11:14:08 AM EDT
    Subject: Congratulations, You've Been Considered for Inclusion...

    Can't view this email correctly? Visit Here for more details on this content.

    Dear Valued Candidate,

    It's my pleasure to inform you that you have been considered for inclusion in the 2018 Professional Who's Who Network. America s most respected networking and personal branding organization.
    Professional Who's Who members are among the country's most accomplished men and women in virtually every industry and profession. All members gain access to exclusive networking forums, personal branding tools, national business exposure and so much more...
    There is No Cost To Be Included! Click here to learn more>>

    Visit the link above to secure your place in our network. Join now and your profile will be highlighted among thousands of nearly 400,000 like-minded professionals across the country.
    On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievements and welcome you to the Who's Who Community.
    Click to Get Started >>
    Sincerely,

    Marissa Ross
    Membership Coordinator
    Professional Who’s Who

    The above is an advertisement sent by whoswhoregistration.com 626 RXR Plaza Uniondale, NY 11556. If you wish to unsubscribe from all future mailings, please Click Here

    © 2018 Professionals Who's Who, Inc. All rights reserved.

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  • Posted: Jun 16, 2018 at 1:17 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Emeryville, California, United States

    I also received this email from
    Frances DAgostino

    links to:

    hxxps://www.whoswhoregistration.com/

    and

    Is xleads.go2cloud.org

    -caution flags from Web of Trust, no elaboration

    successintheway.com

    source IP:89.39.149.191

    -not a "blacklisted" IP.....

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 10, 2018 at 8:48 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Ft. Pierce, Florida, United States

    Got one from "Frances Dagostino Membership Coordinator Professional Who’s Who"
    Smelled like a scam; glad I looked on Google. Thank you sooooo much for this post. Now I know for sure.

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  • Posted: May 11, 2018 at 6:00 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Savar Upazila, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

    I have also got a mail from Marissa Ross :


    "Dear Valued Candidate,

    It's my pleasure to inform you that you have been nominated for inclusion in the 2018 Professional Who's Who Network. America's most respected networking and personal branding organization.

    Professional Who's Who members are among the country's most accomplished men and women in virtually every industry and profession. All members gain access to exclusive networking forums, personal branding tools, national business exposure and so much more...
    There is No Cost To Be Included! Click here to learn more>>

    Visit the link above to secure your place in our network. Join now and your profile will be highlighted among thousands of nearly 400,000 like-minded professionals across the country.
    On behalf of our Committee I salute your achievements and welcome you to the Who's Who Community.

    Click to Get Started >>
    Sincerely,

    Marissa Ross
    Membership Coordinator
    Professional Who's Who"

    delete


  • Posted: May 4, 2018 at 6:04 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

    I took a screenshot and was wondering if I could send it to you for further verification

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    • Posted: May 4, 2018 at 6:16 AM by info

      Copy the text and send it to us, or paste it here.

      delete


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