False billing

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A false invoice (SEK 2870/USD 400), sent to a company in Sweden, looking like ordinary invoices in Sweden. In order to avoid prosecution there is a fine pitch text "this is an offer and does not need to be paid", in this image marked purple. Such false invoices are sent in fairly large number in Sweden

False billing is a fraudulent act of invoicing or otherwise requesting funds from an individual or firm without showing obligation to pay. Such notices are for example often sent to owners of domain names, purporting to be legitimate renewal notices, although not originating from the owner's own registrar.