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Thread: Sterling Executive Publications / Sterling Biographies

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    Now departed. Rest in peace, Scott, from all of us at AW Requiescat In Pace Popeyesays's Avatar
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    Sterling Executive Publications / Sterling Biographies

    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, 2007
    Prospective 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.


    Lucas Irwin
    Senior Editor

    Feb 15 - Open book style introduction to the online publication making navigation easier than ever.
    Feb 26 - Welcome kit customization launch for featured members

    This email was sent to popeyesays@sbcglobal.net, by Sterling Executive Publications
    138-16 90th Avenue Briarwood, NY 11435 United States
    If you do not wish to receive future e-mail from Sterling Executive Publications, please click here ResultsMail Privacy Policy | ResultsMail Permission Policy
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    I grow my own catnip JulieB's Avatar
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    Looks fishy (or is that phishy) to me.

    The URL redirects to sterlingpublication.com. The first domain was created on January 15, and the second on December 8. I found a cached page for what appears to be the registrar. Any site that I find that appears to be associated with the registrar is down or not working properly.

    What really got me is that the only apparent page on the site is an invitation to sign up for a membership. Whoo boy, that instills a lot of confidence in their business! (Insert dripping sarcasm here.)

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    Your Genial Uncle Absolute Sage James D. Macdonald's Avatar
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    Useless at best.

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    Cat hair collector PVish's Avatar
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    slightly off center
    . . . and probably hopes that someone will associate them with the reputable Sterling Publishing that's now a subsidiary of B&N:

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    Mostly Harmless SuperModerator CaoPaux's Avatar
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    Heh. The link in the email above results in:

    Customer Account Cancelled

    Error: Your request cannot be completed.

    We are sorry but the sender of the message you received no longer has an active ResultsMail account. As a result we can not process your request.

    The link you were attempting to access is http://www.sterlingexecutivepublications.com
    Site's gone and the only Google hit for "Sterling Exectutive Publications" is this thread. So much for that....

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