Motiva Enterprises LLC has learned that an entity referring to itself as “Motiva Ltd Tank Terminal” is holding itself out as an operator of petroleum storage facilities in Houston, Texas, and Rotterdam, Netherlands, and has solicited transactions under that name.
PLEASE BE ADVISED that Motiva Enterprises LLC and its subsidiaries have no relationship or affiliation of any kind with “Motiva Ltd Tank Terminal” or the website “motivaterminal.com” referenced in these communications and is taking steps to deal with this unauthorized use of the Motiva name.
If you are contacted by an entity using a variant of Motiva’s name with an offer of product under terms that vary significantly from the market average or requesting payment in advance for services (such as those related to storage costs, permits or approvals, or transportation tariffs), you are likely being targeted as part of a scam. These fraudulent activities are commonly referred to as “Storage Spoofing,” which is an umbrella term used to describe all varieties of sale under false pretenses of non-existent storage capacity and non-existent stocks of product at storage terminals.
Please note that Motiva Enterprises and its subsidiaries send e-mails only from our corporate servers and never use public e-mail domains, and we do not authorize any third parties to do so for us. If you have questions about the validity of a communication you have received, you may contact Motiva Enterprises at Motiva-Legal@motiva.com to confirm.
For more information on these fraudulent schemes, you may want to refer to the following resources that describe and warn about Storage Spoofing. Please note that these websites are not affiliated with Motiva in any way and Motiva makes no representation as to the veracity of the information provided.
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