We would like to inform you today that payment reminders for forged invoices are currently being sent by e-mail on Messe Düsseldorf letterhead with the following text:
I hope you’re well. This is the last reminder for the payment on invoice #Order 12122074, FINAL PAYMENT for METAV 2022, which we sent on 20-02-2022 , Needs to be paid in 2 days. . Please send us a receipt of payment to proceed the order.
I’m sure you’re busy, but I’d appreciate if you could take a moment and look over the invoice when you get a chance. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Please remember to include on your payment: INVOICE/12122074
In some cases, the reminders are also sent as WhatsApp messages.
Fake invoices can be identified by the following features:
- In the upper right corner it says KOPIE
- Invoice date: 11.04.2022
- Document no.: 12122074
- Customer no.: 868998
- Invoice amount: 5,492.70 - without specifying a currency
- Spanish bank details at the foot of the invoice
Please ignore these payment reminders.
If you have any doubts about the origin of VDW or Messe Düsseldorf invoices, please contact us for verification.
We wish you a happy Easter holiday and look forward to a successful METAV 2022 with you.
With best regards
Your METAV Team