Scam invitations to non-existent conferences
#401198 by AlanJones Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:10 pm
Fake website set up for a non-existent conference as part of a conference scam - igenomesci.com

From the fake website igenomesci.com:
International Conference and Exhibition on Genome Science (ICEGS GERMANY - 2020) invites all the participants from all over the world to attend the upcoming Conference which is going to be held in Germany, during August 25-27, 2020 which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.The theme of our Conference is "Evolution Technologies on Genome Science and Molecular Biology".

Genomics conference 2020 will feature advances in both computational and experimental methods, including single cell analysis, genetic engineering, population genetics, and statistical & deep learning. We hope that the Genome Science Conference in Germany 2020 will be the first of many and will help bring together innovative developers, discuss outstanding challenges across areas of biology, and form new collaborations and communities.

Call us 1-650-835-7727

©2019 Genome Germany,All rights reserved


From the WhoIs for igenomesci.com:
Creation Date: 2019-11-02T11:43:10Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2020-11-02T11:43:10Z

Registrant Name: Registration Private
Registrant Organization: Domains By Proxy, LLC

Please do not tell scammers that they are listed here - it will take them seconds to change their fake details and their new details will not be listed for any future victims to find.
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#401252 by AlanJones Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:49 am
The dumb scammer signed up trying to claim that their conference was legitimate.

When asked to provide evidence in the form of the venue of the conference and its contact details they refused and started making excuses.

Email address used by the scammers - [email protected]
Arnold Christine - memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=116166

This user registered from a proxy domain in The Netherlands, but subsequently visited the forum from an IP address in India.

Orig IP: 183.82.106.31 | Orig ISP: Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt Ltd | City: Hyderabad | Country: India | More info: https://www.iptrackeronline.com?ip_addr ... .82.106.31

igenomeconf.com is another fake domain registered by the users.

From the WhoIs for the fake domain igenomeconf.com:
Creation Date: 2019-11-02T11:43:10Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2020-11-02T11:43:10Z

Registrant Name: Registration Private
Registrant Organization: Domains By Proxy, LLC


If any proof is needed that this is a scam then there it is - A conference in Germany, apparently arranged by a company in the US, but the organiser uses an IP address in India.

Please do not tell scammers that they are listed here - it will take them seconds to change their fake details and their new details will not be listed for any future victims to find.

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