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  1. jimmc

    jimmc Active Member

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    Hi All,

    Has anyone heard of cacauthority.com. I received an email from them regarding one of my domains BetEU.com.

    Any idea how I should handle this?
    I'm getting out of domaining and thinking about selling my portfolio soon.
    Thanks, Jim.


    Dear Manager,

    (If you are not the person who is in charge of this, please forward this to your CEO,Thanks)

    This email is from China Internet Services Provider, which mainly deal with the domain name registration in China. We received an application from HuaYi Co Ltd on April 23th, 2020. They want to register "beteu" as their keyword and China/Asia (CN/ASIA) domain names. But after checking it, we find this name conflicts with your company. In order to deal with this matter better, so we send you email and confirm whether this company is your distributor or business partner in China or not?.
     
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  3. Adam H

    Adam H Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Its a scam, ignore it.
     
  4. Trauiner United Kingdom

    Trauiner Active Member

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    Out of curiosity, what is the scam? Do they say 'well you have a copyrighted domain so you need to pay X amount for us not to take legal action?"
     
  5. Adam H

    Adam H Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    No, they expect you to turn around and say its a protected brand and you dont give permission for the brandname to be used under China TLD, then try and get you to buy it to protect your brand at a stupid/inflated cost than you could via a reputable registrar . When actually there is no one trying to buy the domain at all. Its just a creative way of getting domain registration sales.
     
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  6. Ben Thomas

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    Can’t knock the hustle
     
  7. Systreg

    Systreg Well-Known Member

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    Yes, this same scam email script has been around for years, Google any portion of text from the email and you'll see it mentioned on many sites, for example
     
  8. Trauiner United Kingdom

    Trauiner Active Member

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    Interesting. I've never seen that one before.
     
  9. jimmc

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    Thanks all...