SCAM ALERT!

SCAM ALERT

Scam email falsely representing and using IOM’s name for an International Conference on Women and Children Abuse, Rape and Neglect (WCARN 2019) organized in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Education Organization.

It has been brought to the attention of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that emails falsely bearing IOM’s name (i.e. IOM.OIM@usa.com ) have been sent to numerous recipients inviting them to an International Conference on Trafficking on Women, Children, Rape (WCARN 2019) that will be taking place on 21-24 June 2019 at TKP New York Conference Center Times Square 109 West 39th Street (between. Broadway and Ave. of the Americas), and from 27-29 June 2019 in Dakar, Senegal West Africa at the Le Botane Hotel and Convention Center.

These emails are circulating with aliases such as ‘Florence Robert, 'Carol Donna’,'Jessica Johnson', ‘Donna Miller’ or ‘Anabel Johnson’ using different email addresses (@protonmail.com) and requesting participants to provide personal information by filling in a registration form or to ask assistance, provide comments or suggestions.  

IOM CATEGORICALLY STATES THAT THESE EMAILS DO NOT ORIGINATE FROM IOM AND THEY ARE NOT IN ANY WAY ASSOCIATED WITH IOM ACTIVITIES. Such use of IOM’s name is unauthorized and illegal.

IOM takes this matter seriously and takes appropriate actions against such fraudulent practices. 

IOM strongly advises the public to be cautious of these and other similar fraudulent emails that falsely claim association with IOM. Any transfer of personal information or money to those issuing such fraudulent emails can result in identity theft, financial loss and other damages. IOM shall not be held liable for any claims, pertaining to fraudulent schemes including but not limited to claims resulting from theft, loss or damage.

If you think you have received a suspicious email, forward it to abuse@iom.int.


Scam email invitation using IOM’s name to an “International Conference on Trafficking on Women, Children, Rape,” and “Child Abuse and International Conference on Human Trafficking Libya Slave Trade HTLST 2018 ‘a crime against humanity’” 

It has been brought to the attention of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that letters bearing IOM’s name have been sent to numerous recipients inviting them to an “International Conference on Trafficking on Women, Children, Rape,” a “Child Abuse and International Conference on Human Trafficking Libya Slave Trade HTLST 2018 ‘a crime against humanity,’” and an “International Conference on Trafficking of Women and Children, Rape, & Child Abuse (TWCRCA 2018).”  These letters are circulating in the form of emails from aliases of 'Monica McNaughton', 'Michelle Wilson' or 'Rebecca O’Malley' using various email addresses.

These letters do NOT originate from IOM and they are not in any way associated with IOM activities.

Such use of IOM’s name is unauthorized and illegal. IOM takes this matter seriously and takes appropriate actions against such fraudulent practices.

IOM strongly advises the public to be cautious of these and other similar fradulent emails that falsely claim association with IOM. Any transfer of personal information or money to those issuing such fradulent emails can result in identity theft, financial loss and other damages. IOM shall not be held liable for any claims, pertaining to fraudulent schemes including but not limited to claims resulting from theft, loss or damage.

If you think you have received a suspicious email, forward it to abuse@iom.int.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beware of spam emails purporting to be from IOM telling recipients they have won a lotto draw. These are fraudulent  and designed to fool people and opening them up to identity theft and loss of money. IOM condemns the unauthorized use of its logo and will take appropriate action to stop such fraudulent practices 

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“@representative.compresentative.com”

These letters do not originate from IOM and they are not in any way associated with IOM activities.

Such use of IOM’s name and logo is unauthorized and illegal. IOM takes this matter seriously and takes appropriate actions against such fraudulent practices.

IOM strongly advises the public to be cautious of these and other similar fradulent e-mails that falsely claim association with IOM. Any transfer of personal information or money to those issuing such fradulent e-mails can result in identity theft, financial loss and other damages. IOM shall not be held liable for any claims, pertaining to fraudulent schemes including but not limited to claims resulting from theft, loss or damage.

If you think you have received a suspicious e-mail, forward it to abuse@iom.int.