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    IATA Fraud Prevention

    To report fraudulent e-mails, or if you have any questions relating to fraudulent e-mails, please contact information.security@iata.org

    Current fraudulent activities

    Recognizing & reporting fraudulent e-mails

    There are ongoing attempts to obtain payments from users of IATA products and services through fraudulent e-mail messages. On this page you will find resources to help you detect such fraud and report it to us.

    What you can do to protect your organization

     Recognize fraudulent e-mails. Read IATA's Fraudulent emails warning (pdf).

     Always be wary of requests to update bank account information.

     The e-mail addresses below have been used by fraudsters recently. If you receive an e-mail from any of these addresses, kindly contact block and delete the email.  

     For more fraudulent domains, please review: IATA fraudulent domains.

    Recent fraudulent e-mail domains:

     


    @invoices-iata.org replies to @payments-iata.org

    @payments-iata.org

    bspinvoice@iata.org replies to ignatio.diaz@gmail.com

    @outstanding-iata.org

    welshmarkusaus@outlook.com

    iata4@inbox.lv

    mark_welshh@hotmail.com

    @global-iata.org

    karenwelshh@outlook.com

    Iata-Fr@Europe.com

    @iattafinance.org

    @iataaccounting.org

    @iatacollections.com

    @billings-iata.org

    internationalairtransportassociation@iname.com

    @iatainvoicing.org


    agency@iata.org replies to iatabsp1@gmail.com

    invoice@iata.org replies to @chaseny-ch.com


    @iatabillings.org

    @iatahelpdesk.org

     

    Tactics used by fraudsters

     Fraudsters contact IATA customers by e-mail or telephone, seeking payment for products, services, or other outstanding amounts due. 

     Often the fraudster will use names similar or identical to those of IATA officials.

     Fraudsters use e-mail addresses that include the acronym ‘iata’, but come from different domains such as @iatafinances.org

     The e-mail may appear to come from IATA (such as accounts@iata.org), but the fraudster is using a spoofing technique to hide the true sender address.

     Fraudsters send fake IATA invoices bearing the official IATA logo, and staff names. However, “new” bank account information is provided.

     

    Airlines, agencies and partners

    To verify the validity of IATA's key stakeholders we recommend to:

     Check IATA codes of accredited professional agencies (and persons in the U.S)

     Browse through IATA's current airline members

     Use our directory of strategic partners

    Contact information 

    To report fraudulent e-mails, or if you have any questions relating to fraudulent e-mails, please contact information.security@iata.org

     

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