IWFEX Dubai spams

Dec 4, 2003
Is anyone else getting these annoying spams? These solicitations have been coming in by E-mail, fax, and postal letters for quite some time, and I have never seen such a barrage from any meteorological company or agency. And who "Steven Root" is, I have no idea.


From: Faris Hashim <[email protected]>
Subject: Internationak Weather Forecast Exhibition & Conference 2005
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 21:03:10 +0400
To: 'Mr. Steven A. Root' <[email protected]>

Dear Mr. Steven Root,

My name is Faris from Al Thurayya Exhibition. We are the appointed event manager for the International Weather Forecast Exhibition & Conference 2005, hosted by Ministry of Communication, Department of Meteorology, United Arab Emirates.

We would like to invite your company to participate in our event. Together I attach the brochure for your reference.

Here our website for your reference.


If you need any assistant, please do not hesitate to call me. Thank you for your cooperation.

Faris Hashim
Senior Project Manager
Al Thurayya Exhibition Organizing & Conferences
P.O. Box: 83939 - Dubai
Tel: +971 4 2680099
Fax: +971 4 2629989
Steven Root is the president of WeatherBank (Edmond, OK).
I got two emails but they did know my name if that international standing means anything ;>

- Rob