Caught a Couple Scammers on DP

I started a thread yesterday on the DigitalPoint forums asking for 3 character domains to buy and 2 members already tried to scam me. Surprisingly the way they try to do it is extremely simple – they try to sell you a domain they don’t really own and accept payment through Western Union, Bank Wire, […]

Another Appraisal Scam

Got another one of those appraisal scam emails today. Luckily they land in spam folder now: Peter Miller Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 6:31 AM To: domainadmin Dear sir, we are interested to buy your domain name AARR.COM and offer to buy it from you for 65% of the appraised market value. As of now […]

How to Avoid Getting Scammed in Domaining

This is a complete guide on domain scammers that shows how to recognize and avoid scammers while trading domains. There are several popular scamming schemes: 1. Scammer sells stolen domains How it works: Scammer trying to sell quickly a stolen domain for a bargain price. A domain can be stolen by hacking into the a […]