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WPTS ‘invoice’ is just an offer

24 April 2015

Reports are coming in at the Fraud Help Desk about a fake invoice from World Patent & Trademark Service (WPTS). The document of the international intellectual property organisation looks like an invoice, but is an offer.

The small print explicitly says so.

This means that you’re under no obligation to pay the amount of 1,854 euro mentioned in the document. In fact, you don’t need to take any action at all, apart from throwing the invoice into the trash can.

Click here for more information about fake invoices.

Here’s an example:


04-25-WPTS