Please beware of storage spoofing! The term is used for all fraudulent online activities that engage in the sale of non-existent storage capacities and stocks of resources and materials at the terminals in Rotterdam’s port area.
Certain parties are using our name and contact details as their basis for attempting fraud. We take these matters seriously and immediately notify the appropriate authorities who effectively address the issue. Standic is NOT involved in any business relating to Jet Fuel 54 (also referred to as JT 54 or JP 54) and any documentation purporting any transaction relating to this product is fraudulent. This is one of the reasons why we will not reply to any request relating to the rental of storage on our terminal.
Storage Spoofing Blacklist
The National Cyber Security Center has made available a list of websites involved in Storage spoofing. This list and more information can be found at ferm-rotterdam.nl. Business fraud can be a sophisticated scam and can be shaped as unsolicited business proposals.
- Email correspondence sent from (or replied to) free web-based email accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Live, etc.
- Use of cell phone numbers and contact information that are not official company numbers
- Requests for advance payment or any type of monetary payments
- Requests for personal and financial information, often at an early stage
- Insistence on urgency
- Misspellings, poor grammar and use of English
What to do
- Do not engage with the original sender or forward the fraudulent communication.
- Do not respond or disclose your personal or financial information to unsolicited offers from people, email addresses or social media that you do not know or trust.
- Contact us and get in touch with your relevant authorities.
Please be aware that Standic’s name and identity is being used fraudulently in these cases and we cannot accept any responsibility.