Fraud Monitor

Fraudulent Conference Announcements / Organization Solicitations / Scams / Cheats / Criminal Activity
Annonces de Conférences Frauduleuses / Sollicitations d'Organisations Frauduleuses / Escroqueries
Anuncios de Conferencias Fraudulentas / Organizaciones Fraudulentas

The Fraud Monitor is a service of the UIA and is intended to provide information only about possible fraudulent activity and scams. We are not able to provide advice to, or take action on behalf of recipients of such activities. We are not the internet police or an enforcement agency. If you are the victim of fraud then local resources are best. Always use caution when responding to or acting on unsolicited requests.

Le Moniteur des Fraudes est un service de l'UAI dont le but est seulement d'informer au sujet d'éventuelles activités frauduleuses et d'escroqueries. Nous n'avons pas la capacité de fournir un avis ou de mener une action pour les destinataires de ces fraudes. Nous ne sommes ni la police ni une agence traquant ces fraudeurs. Si toutefois vous êtes victime de fraude, les instances locales seront plus aptes à vous venir en aide. Faites preuve de prudence lorsque vous réagissez en réponse à des requêtes non sollicitées.


Fraudulent Message:

this is an ongoing fraud, see the IRS information here:

Fake Form W-8BEN Used in IRS Tax Scams

You can only submit Form W-8BEN directly to your withholding agent.


Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service.
Application for a not ordinary resident (non-resident) saver to receive interest without tax taken off or deducted.


Fraud Item: fraud / escroc / estafa: hotelevent8 eventhotel.reservation WIDFVWC Ciara Knight World Indigenous Domestic And Family Violence, Donna Hamilton, Eliza Herman

Fraudulent Message:

From: Ciara Knight
Sent: 30 March 2017 02:15 PM
Subject: World Indigenous Domestic And Family Violence Conference.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

On behalf of (WIDFVWC) World Indigenous Domestic And Family Violence World Conference, It is my pleasure to invite you to this International conference on Domestic And Family Violence World Conference. Taking place from May 13-18 2017 in The United States and in Senegal, May 21-25 2017.

Fraud Item: fraud / escroc / estafa: EU Business Register / eu-business-register / EUBUSINESSREGISTER

Fraudulent Message:

Date sent: Apr 2017
From: EU Business Register
Send reply to: EU Business Register
Subject: Business Register 2017/2018


In order to have your company inserted in the EU Business Register for 2017/2018, please print, complete and submit the attached form (PDF file) to the following address:

P.O. BOX 34

Fax: +31 205 248 107

You can also scan the completed form and attach it in a reply to this email.

Updating is free of charge.

Fraud Item: fraud / escroc / estafa: International Organization For Human Rights (IOHR) / Maria Laura / iohrsecretary2017.usa

Fraudulent Message:

Dear Colleagues,

The International Organization For Human Rights (IOHR) is delighted to invite you to participate in our forth-coming International Conference on (Child Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Racism and Human Trafficking). These event will begins from ( May 15th - 19th 2017) in New York, United States and (22nd - 26th of May 2017 ) in
Dakar-Senegal. I am honored to invite you to attend this event as my guest.

Fraud Item: fraud / escroc / estafa: Amy Begović / undfs-office

Fraudulent Message:


I wish to acknowledge receipt of your signed documents. Kindly Download and fill
the following attached forms to enable us commence the processing of travel and work documents for you and your immediate family.

1. U.N staff Data form :


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An increasing number of email scams are using NGOs, International NGOs, development agencies, meetings, international conferences etc as the hook to defraud or cheat unsuspecting recipients. Always use caution when responding to or acting on unsolicited bulk email or paper mail.

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De plus en plus d'escrocs agissant par courriel utilisent des organisations non gouvernementales et des organisations non gouvernementales internationales, agences de développement, réunions, conférences internationales…comme mobile pour abuser de la confiance de personnes. Soyez prudents lorsque vous répondez à des courriels ou lettres non sollicitées.