ADVERTISING EMAIL SCAM HITS AREA BUSINESSES
The Gilmer Chamber has recently become aware that a number of businesses have received an email recently regarding advertising for an East Ellijay High School All Sports District Schedule Calendar. As you are probably aware, there is no East Ellijay High School.
We are very aware of this particular business CW Promotions. This email hits area businesses a few times a year. Please be aware that this is a scam and these emails should be ignored.
If you are ever contacted by a businesses that you are unsure of, we encourage you to call the Chamber and we will be glad to help track down the legitimacy of the advertising opportunity.
The body of this email is below:
2017 EAST ELLIJAY HIGH SCHOOL ALL SPORTS DISTRICT SCHEDULE CALENDAR!!!
The programs are a Tri-fold Team Calendar with a high resolution full color cover gloss, a perfect keepsake for fans, friends and families. The community will support the team and the advertisers highlighted by the Sports Schedule Calendar for the team fans and, families!!! right in the center. Around the bordering sides, front and back of the schedule, we feature leading local area businesses that will benefit from being featured on 4000 programs for all local residences and businesses to see for the entire high school sports season for the year.
As far as the price is concerned, we have taken the current economy into consideration:
2 x 3.5 Business card $349.50
4 x 3.5 Double Business Card $449.50
2 x 10.0 Bottom Banner $549.50
(SUPER FAN PACKAGE!!!) 6 x 8 $899.50 NO OTHER ADS!!!
This message is brought to you by the Gilmer County Business Alert Program- a partnership of the Gilmer Chamber, Gilmer County Sheriff's Office, City of Ellijay Police Department, and the City of East Ellijay Police Department designed to update businesses and citizens of potential threats. The Business Alert program can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.