Scam invitations to non-existent conferences
#173352 by Brooks Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:59 pm
http://wrcec13.co.uk/index.html

Non-existent Fifth Water Resources, Climate & Energy Conference: Impacts and Responses ( WRCEC 2013 )

This Conference Scam is the (NON-EXISTENT) Fifth Water Resources, Climate & Energy Conference: Impacts and Responses ( WRCEC 2013 ) being presented by the FAKE Working Group on Climate Change at the (NON-EXISTENT) Royalgate Hotel, London, UK.

This scam promises free conference fees in exchange for paying for a hotel room at a hotel THAT DOES NOT EXIST. Victims pay money and NEVER RECEIVE THE CONFERENCE FEES !!!

This fake conference is "scheduled" to be held 28-30 August, 2013 at the NON-EXISTENT Royalgate Hotel, 35 Craven Terrace, London, England, UK .

This scam's fake website ( http://wrcec13.co.uk/ ) and the fake hotel's website ( http://theroyalgatehotel.co.uk/ ) are in the process of being suspended.

The fake conference claims the following contact information:

Working Group on Climate Change – London Office
Dr.Richard Morgan
Conference chairman
WRCEC 2013
Howland Street/Whitfield, London, England
United Kingdom
TEL:+44(0)7024078448,
FAX:+44(0)7024013483
Email: [email protected]




The fake hotel claims the following contact information:

The Royalgate Hotel
35 Craven Terrace, London,
England, UK
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +447024030867
Fax: +447024097232
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

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 "Free"conference registration fees for attendees of the conference. The scammers require advance hotel payment (for a non-existent hotel) in exchange for the "free" conference fees.

The SCAM claims:

"Registration is free of charge for delegates from developing countries. Also free flight ticket, travel insurance, visa fees and per diem to be provided for all paper presenters and participating delegates. For more details on online registration, abstract submission, full papers and power point presentation, accommodation, flight, and venue, please email: [email protected] or fax: +44(0)7024013483"
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