Fraudulent trading firms

Usually there are red flags.

Beware of companies that send random purchase inquiries by email. Gulfnews.com is warning about UAE-based fraudulent trading firms. They remind us to not be impressed by fancy websites and glowing testimonials because they can easily be fake.

Here is an example of what they’re talking about. It’s an excerpt form an email received this week . . .

” ┬áDear Sir/Ma,

We are interested in purchasing some of your products. This products are needed ASAP at our head office in Dubai U.A.E, We would like to know if you offer services to international customers, We have a private shipping company who handles our shipping when products are ready for collection. We would also like to confirm if you accept wire transfers. Kindly let us know ASAP.

Regards,
Sales Manager”