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Posted: 30 January 2016 11:58 AM   [ Ignore ]  
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Hello brothers, i wanted to ask some few questions about joining the fraternity. Have been talking to a member from the web <info@eastafricagrandlodge.org> which is in Nairobi Kenya and sent me the petition forms after which i filled and sign. was to send him 10$ for application of which i did. My query is do you recognize the above website. 2. tell me if am dealing with the right persons not fraudsters, 3. What minimum fund am i entitled after becoming full member. am in Mombasa Kenya have never been to the lodge please help me join the fraternity. can also write to through <cynja2000@gmail.com>,

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Posted: 30 January 2016 12:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hi,

You are under a serious misunderstanding about our Fraternity. We do not and never have given our members money for becoming “full members”. If this is what you are being promised by whoever is on the other end of that email address you are certainly being scammed. You will not become rich or famous by joining Freemasonry. In fact, if you were to approach a real lodge with that motivation you would be turned away. I tried to go to the web site that the email address wou;d have and got a “404 - Not Found” error. It doesn’t exist. You have just given a con artist $10. You will not get it back.

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Posted: 30 January 2016 01:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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The REAL District Grand Lodge of East Africa (under UGLE) is here;  http://www.dgleastafrica.org/

The domain you went to appears to be a fraud; take a look here;  http://domainbigdata.com/eastafricagrandlodge.org

This one LOOKS ok, but the registrant is the same guy (check it using whois if you don’t believe me) ... http://www.grandlodgeeastafrica.org/

Note the links at the bottom of the page don’t go anywhere and it’s using a monochrome version of the legitimate coat of arms of the real District.

And note the subtle difference in naming; I think it’s fair to say he has deliberately tried to make the address look real.

You then might want to do a google search on the guys name .. he looks to be quite prolific! According to FB he’s ‘self-employed’!  Yeah. Right.

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Posted: 31 January 2016 01:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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cynja - 30 January 2016 11:58 AM

Hello brothers, i wanted to ask some few questions about joining the fraternity. Have been talking to a member from the web <info@eastafricagrandlodge.org> which is in Nairobi Kenya and sent me the petition forms after which i filled and sign. was to send him 10$ for application of which i did. My query is do you recognize the above website. 2. tell me if am dealing with the right persons not fraudsters, 3. What minimum fund am i entitled after becoming full member. am in Mombasa Kenya have never been to the lodge please help me join the fraternity. can also write to through <cynja2000@gmail.com>,

Regards
Simon

You have been “had”! We do not get money by becoming Freemasons.

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