The Burbank Chamber of Commerce has received numerous reports from
local chambers across the country warning of two phony companies
calling themselves the Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Federal
Chamber of Commerce.
Neither one is affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a
spokesperson from the Burbank chamber said, and the two fraudulent
organizations are suspected to be related. Their method is to call
local businesses, verify contact information and subsequently mail an
invoice for $389 without the business’ prior knowledge or consent.
The return address posted on the Regional Chamber of Commerce invoice
is 2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. The address
actually belongs to a Mail Boxes Etc. location. Businesses that have
encountered either organization are urged to notify the Burbank
Chamber of Commerce by calling 846-3111 or sending an e-mail to