Clinton Foundation Alert About Fraudulent Solicitations, August 17, 2010

NEW YORK—(ENEWSPF)—August 17, 2010.  Several fraudulent solicitations claiming to be from or associated with the William J. Clinton Foundation are circulating the internet in various languages. Some of these scams include:

  • Emails from a person “Mrs. Henry Bright” inviting attendees to the “International NGO’s workshop on HIV-AIDS and Climate Change” September 20–25, 2010 in Chicago, IL.
  • Emails from a person “Mrs. Augustine Houston” inviting attendees to the “18th International Conference on Development & Financing” October 4–9, 2010 in New York, NY.
  • Emails claiming to be from the Nelson Mandela Foundation announcing recipient’s selection for the “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)/Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) and William J. Clinton Foundation yearly donation for 2010.” The Mandela Foundation has also identified this scam on their website
  • Emails from a person named “Chapman Jennifer” inviting attendees to the “17th Roundtable of NGO/CBO which is scheduled from 24th to 29th May 2010 in Little Rock-Arkansas – USA.”
  • Emails from an individual or individuals misrepresenting themselves as agents of the Clinton Foundation regarding an International Roundtable conference on topics including HIV/AIDS, Climate Change, and Haiti.
  • Emails from an individual or individuals misrepresenting themselves as agents of the Fidelity UK Foundation promoting a conference and claiming President Clinton will be speaking at the event.
  • Emails from an individual or individuals misrepresenting themselves as agents of Microsoft promoting a Microsoft lottery.
  • Emails from an individual or individuals (including someone identifying himself as “Ralph McGill”) misrepresenting themselves as agents of the Clinton Foundation who are hiring representatives to receive donations and perform other tasks on behalf of the Foundation and other charities.

Please be advised, ALL SUCH SOLICITATIONS ARE FRAUDULENT AND IN NO WAY CONNECTED OR AFFILIATED WITH THE WORK OF THE CLINTON FOUNDATION. We are taking steps to address these matters. Positions with the Clinton Foundation and information about Clinton Foundation events are posted exclusively on our website. If you have questions about an event or an email solicitation you receive, please us at: http://www.clintonfoundation.org/contactus/

If you believe you have been a victim of this fraud, please submit details of your experience, along with any emails or other information you have received in connection with this matter, by visiting: http://www.clintonfoundation.org/contactus/

 

Source: clintonfoundation.org