There are fraudulent message going round which:
Please be careful if you get an unexpected message which seems to be from the Commonwealth Secretariat. You could lose money or have your identity stolen.
The Commonwealth Secretariat:
The Secretariat is in no way connected with these scams. The people behind them do not work for the Commonwealth Secretariat and they are not acting on our behalf.
If you have any doubts about an email, letter or telephone call claiming to be from or on behalf of the Commonwealth Secretariat or its officials, please send us an email before replying.
If you have been the victim of a scam, report it to your local police.