Scam invitations to non-existent conferences
#171764 by Brooks Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:37 am
http://icars2013.org.uk

3rd Annual Environmental Management and Climate Change Conference

This Conference Scam claims to be the (NON-EXISTENT) 3rd Annual Environmental Management and Climate Change Conference at the Grand Paradise Garden Hotel London.

This scam solicits hotel registration fees. Victims pay money and NEVER GET THE MONEY BACK BECAUSE THE CONFERENCE AND HOTEL DO NOT EXIST!!!

This fake conference is "scheduled" to be held 26 - 31 August 2013 at the Grand Paradise Garden Hotel 49, Northgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3BH, UK .

This scam's fake website ( http://icars2013.org.uk ) is in the process of being suspended.

The fake conference claims the following contact information:

Phone: +447024072594, +447031919854
Fax: 07024061679 or email: [email protected]
72, Marchwood Close, Camberwell, London, SE5 7EX , UK

The fake hotel claims the following contact information:

Grand Paradise Garden Hotel
http://grandparadisegardenhotel.co.uk/index.htm
Email: [email protected]
49, Northgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3BH, UK
Phone: +447024053029

The phone numbers (+44 70...) are redirect numbers which make it appear the person is in the UK, but actually, they can receive the call any place in the world. See this topic for further information: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16485

This FAKE CONFERENCE offers "Access Grant Scholar Award" grant money for attendees of the conference.

The SCAM claims:

"Participants from developing country are not expected to pay for their registration fees, ICARS 2013 Sponsors will take care of that. You are only required to book and pay for your accommodation at Grand Paradise Garden Hotels. Only participants with hotel reservation receipt from Grand Paradise Garden Hotels will be issued invitation Letters."

"Participants whose work has been accepted must proceed with payment of their room reservation at the conference venue ( Grand Paradise Garden Hotel). The rest of the inscription fee will be covered accordingly with the amount and dates of the conference call. Participants from developing countries of Asia, South America, Africa would be refunded their hotel reservation fee on their arrival at the venue."

"Hotel fees paid at the Grand Paradise Garden Hotel shall be reimbursed on your arrival at the conference venue by our sponsors."
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#171809 by Brooks Thu Jul 18, 2013 7:06 pm
Greg Wallace ( [email protected] ) and

"International Conference on Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Science" and

telephone number 07024079936

are associated with this SCAM.

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