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  1. #1
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    Aug 2013
    Perth West Australia

    Domain Registration Scam


    There is a company sending emails to the owners of newly registered domains advising them that they need to have the domain registered for search engines otherwise the customers may not find you on the web. There is no need to do this. The search engine spiders will find your site in due course without you paying for it. It says no payment required then asks for card details!

    Transcript of the email I received is below.

    Attention: Important Notice , DOMAIN SERVICE NOTICE
    Domain Name: squirrelwebdesign.net

    ATT: Chris XXXXX
    Response Requested By
    17 - July - 2015


    Attn: Chris XXXXXXX
    As a courtesy to domain name holders, we are sending you this notification for your business Domain name search engine registration. This letter is to inform you that it's time to send in your registration.
    Failure to complete your Domain name search engine registration by the expiration date may result in cancellation of this offer making it difficult for your customers to locate you on the web.
    Privatization allows the consumer a choice when registering. Search engine registration includes domain name search engine submission. Do not discard, this notice is not an invoice it is a courtesy reminder to register your domain name search engine listing so your customers can locate you on the web.
    This Notice for: squirrelwebdesign.net will expire at 11:59PM EST, 17 - July - 2015 Act now!

    Select Package:

    Payment by Credit/Debit Card

    Select the term using the link above by 17 - July - 2015

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2015

    Re: Domain Registration Scam

    good to know, thanks for the warning!

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