Spammers and Con Artists are getting more and more shrewd in their methods and designs. We have all seen the Nigerian Email Scam, but this one is brand new. The con artist is after the personal information and probably is trying to fish some big ones in it’s net. Following is the email I received tonight.
The Subject of Email is Your Who’s Who Nomination
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From: “Who’s Who Headquarters” <FO-Forb@statcamp.com>
Subject: Your Who’s Who Nomination
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2008 13:09:12 -0400
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Contents of Email
On behalf of International WHO’S WHO of Professionals, I am pleased to inform you that you have been nominated as a candidate for inclusion in the 2008 Edition commemorating the International WHO’S WHO Historical Society’s 80th year documenting biographies on successful individuals from around the world.
We congratulate you!Â Nomination into WHO’S WHO is an honor in itself.Â WHO’S WHO has over 20,000 members in 154 countries worldwide.Â It is the most elite professional network in the world.Â Our members assist each other daily with business and career opportunities.Â It is in times like these that such a network is most valuable and we are seeing members help other members expand their businesses, find new positions, even relocate to another country.
If selected into WHO’S WHO, you will also be listed in the 2008 Edition of International WHO’S WHO of Professionals.Â This is the definitive work on the world’s leaders in commerce, economics, policy, and trade.
We do require additional information to complete the selection process and we ask that you provide your biographical data by accessing the form on our website at:Â Â http://www.internationalwhoswho.com/Nominations/FE2064C.aspx
Our editorial deadline is quickly approaching.Â I urge you to act today.Â If you delay, I cannot guarantee the committee will have ample time to review your submission.
Chairman and CEO
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Washington, D.C. 20006
P.S. There is no cost or obligation to be listed in the International WHO’S WHO of Professionals.Â To ensure your biographical data is received in time, please complete this online form http://www.internationalwhoswho.com/Nominations/FE2064C.aspx by November 15, 2008. Upon review, our Membership Selection Committee will be in touch with you.
Members of our Board of Advisors include: Wallid Abdo, CEO, Eurobrokers-Greece; Michael Gondive, CEO, Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank-Kenya; Fehmi Sami, Senior VP, Citibank, N.A.-Great Britain; Yusuf Alami, COO, Abdu Dhabi Investment Company-UAE; Mikhail Zaitsev, Finance Director, Volvo Car-Russia; DR. Jung Kook Paeng, CIO, Hyundai Motor Company, Korea; John Sai Chi Mak, Managing Director, Bulova Watch International, Ltd.-Hong Kong; and Aldo Castelli, President, Shell Brasil, Ltda.-Brazil
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Did somebody else receive such an email?