I got this in the e-mail--out of the blue it came the same day as one of the You've won $77,000 prize announcements.
Sterling Executive Publications
February 2nd, 2007Prospective Member,
You were recently appointed as a biographical candidate to represent your industry in the Sterling Executive Publication of Professionals and for inclusion into the upcoming 2007-2008 "Honors Edition" of the registry. We are pleased to inform you that on January 26th, your candidacy was approved. Your confirmation for inclusion will be effective within five business days, pending our receipt of the enclosed application.
The Office of the Managing Director appoints individuals based on a candidate's current position, and usually with information obtained from researched executive and professional listings. The director thinks you may make an interesting biographical subject, as recognizing individual achievement is our mission. Upon final confirmation you will be listed among thousands of accomplished individuals in the Sterling Registry. There is no cost to be included.
Please take a brief moment to complete our biographical form at:
We look forward to your correspondence and wish you continued success in all of your endeavors.
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