Category Archive: Scams


My proposed location for a future ACS Meeting, China

OK, it cannot go on. I am just flattered, absolutely flattered by all these scientific meeting requests I get in my mailbox on a daily, (yes daily) basis to go to meetings. It cannot go on much longer. The object of my frustration reads like the following. Do others get the same requests? 5th Annual …

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Beware Rare Disease Foundations – Funding Scam

One of my rare disease foundation friends was sent an email today purporting to offer the opportunity¬†to apply for funding from “The Robertson Foundation”. It appears to be a sophisticated scam so BEWARE!! This is what they sent in the email: Attention:¬† X, Thank you for your reply to our notification email. You have been …

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