Domain Service Notification Scam

Last Update: June 07, 2015

Just to warn the unwary. I got this notice giving me the impression that my Domain Name was about to expire needing urgent renewal. The notice was asking horrific amounts from $75/yer to a lifetime of $499!

I checked with Go Daddy and it still has a year to go. Did a Google and came up with scam info at the following link.

http://www.thisisascam.com/2013/02/07/domain-servi...

The greed and dishonesty in today's world seems boundless!

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sheiladane99 Premium
Thanks, Shawn. Good to know.
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MarionBlack Premium
Thanks for the warning Shawn. I get so many of those that I forget what it's like to receive the first one. ~Marion
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BobBarr Premium
A similar scam is one that comes through regular mail from Domain Registrars of America (or some similar name). Their letter is deliberately (and carefully) designed to LOOK LIKE a bill without actually being one.
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ShirleyWoon Premium
You did right to google first. So sad unscrupulous types are real threats. Victims are real people too unfortunately.

I pray some check can be done to address this situation. Thank you for the heads up Shawn, God bless....
Shirley
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divadejunk Premium
Thank you for this information. Scams always seem to come at us from all angles.
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skc Premium
Glad it helps. (BTW I leaving WA soon but have your url, so I'll come and "Haunt" you now and then:) Best Wishes
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