3rd Annual Renewable Energy Conference 2012 (ICESA 2012)
This Conference Scam is the (NON-EXISTENT) 3rd Annual Renewable Energy Conference 2012 (ICESA 2012) at the (NON-EXISTENT) Kings Royal Hotel.
This scam promises free airline tickets in exchange for paying for a hotel room at a hotel THAT DOES NOT EXIST. Victims pay money and NEVER RECEIVE THE AIRLINE TICKETS!!!
This fake conference is "scheduled" to be held 20-24 August 2012 at the NON-EXISTENT Kings Royal Hotel, Nevern Mansions, 42, Warwick Road, Earls Court, London.
This scam's fake website ( http://icesagr12.org.uk/index.htm ) and the fake hotel's website ( http://www.kingsroyalgardenhotel.co.uk/ ) are in the process of being suspended.
The fake conference claims the following contact information:
Dr. Alexander Wilford
Phone: +44 702 401 9463
+44 702 406 4464
Westminster, London, SW16 6LY, UK
The fake hotel claims the following contact information:
Nevern Mansions, 42, Warwick Road, Earls Court, London, SW5 9TJ
Phone: +44 702 402 7048, +44 702 403 5125
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" grant money for attendees of the conference. The scammers require advance hotel payment (for a non-existent hotel) in exchange for the "free" airline tickets that do not exist.
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" and "Only participants with valid hotel reservation receipt from Kings Royal Hotel shall be issued with invitation letter for visa purposes. Participants from developing countries are responsible for hotel reservation at Kings Royal Hotel."