Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Scam / Fraud Alert

Brethren it has come to my attention from W:. Dennis Wind, Past Master of Winter Haven Lodge No. 186 that there is an email and SMS text messages (See image below) is purportedly from W:. Tim Ellis the current Worshipful Master of Winter Haven Lodge No. 186 asking Brothers to purchase gift cards and you will be reimbursed, this my Brothers is a SCAM! DO NOT REPLY! to either the email or SMS Text and more importantly DO NOT PURCHASE any gift cards.

Update (3:35pm) Just receive another message that there has also been email and SMS texts going out purported to be from other lodges in the 21st Masonic District so please be careful.

If you receive this scam email or text or have a questions email me at

Bro. Rick Schwarz, IT Administrator and Social Media Manager, 21st Masonic District

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