ELIXIO Scam

You may get an email from ELIXIO – like the one below. Don’t reply to the e-mail. Just mark it as SPAM. Leave a comment below if you, too, are a target of this unsolicited e-mail.

ELIXIO is a scam, and here are the reasons you should not trust Elixio:

  • The host that “elixio.net” is on is a $10/month shared web host. Can’t be that big a social network.
  • Elixio does not use SSL for signups / sign in
  • Their e-mails do not use a certified mailer such a constant contact or vertical response. They don’t have a trusted opt-out link.
  • If you do sign up they only allow an alphanumeric password – no symbols? This is poor programming and a lack concern of security.

You have been invited to apply for ELIXIO membership. ELIXIO is a private, exclusive and invitation-only online community, social events and information exchange network. ELIXIO members are influential leaders in the financial, fashion and luxury industries as well as academic and social leaders. To join, please enter your invitation code using the link below.

BELOW IS YOUR INVITATION CODE WE HAVE SENT IN OUR PREVIOUS EMAIL:

invitation code: 1yduebe

To complete your membership application please follow the link below to our membership application form.

http://www.elixio.net/signup.php

Sincerely,

ELIXIO Membership Team

NYC/Miami/Boston/Los Angeles/London/Paris/Milan/Dubai

If you no longer wish to receive these emails, please reply to this message with “Unsubscribe” in the subject line.

ELIXIO Screenshots

If you do sign up for ELIXIO you’ll experience the following screens. They collect a lot of personal information. I recommend not giving that out to them.

Signup (Step 2)

ELIXIO Screenshot

Account Overview Page

ELIXIO Screenshot

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3 Responses to ELIXIO Scam

  1. Alan says:

    Many thanks from a “frenchie” for your advice ! I’ve just get this “invitation” today, and I was a little bit hesitate when (thank you to Google !) I’ve founded your site….

    On the other side, you’d also read this => http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2010/jun/21/social-networks-emerging

    So, what is real…and false ….!

    Regards

  2. Rozack says:

    Yes its a complete scam… I have put it in spam…. will also complain to google saying its a fraud site..

  3. Benedict says:

    I got an Elixio invitation “by accident” and registered an account. I poked around a ferw times over a month or so. It’s basically a medium sized list of fake accounts and “entrepreneurs”. Oh and “social media gurus”. No real people. Really boring.

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