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Zimmerman not Bob but Chris scam

Discussion in 'Domain Name Scams' started by dotwhat, Jul 28, 2010.

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  1. dotwhat

    dotwhat Member

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    Thought I would post the details of this scammers email...:D


    My reply: Not interested in valuations I already know the value of this name offer £300000 at Sedo and the name is yours


    From the Zimmerman

    > No problem :)
    >
    > Can you accept 5,000 pounds?
    >
    > I have a 35,000 UK pounds budget for 5-8 domain names. Have you had your
    > domain names evaluated in the past? Without a valuation certificate we
    > cannot be sure in the sale price. Moreover, my accountant and tax services
    > always ask for valaution certificates :). On the other side, it's very
    > important for me in terms of reselling too. Of course, we must engage a
    > valuation company with a REAL manual service. So I will only accept
    > valuations from independent sources I and my accountant trust.
    >
    > To avoid mistakes I asked domain experts about reputable appraisal
    > companies. Please check this blog with suggestions from other sellers and
    > buyers:
    > http://www.domainexplorer.org/Archive/62170358.htm
    >
    > If, for example, the valuation comes higher you can adjust your asking
    > price accordingly. It will be fair. I also hope you can give me 12% - 15%
    > discount.
    >
    > After you send me the valuation via email (usually it takes 1-2 days to
    > obtain it) we'll continue our negotiations. Do you sell domain with a web
    > site or just the name? Domain without content is ok with me. Web site is
    > not necessary.
    >
    > What is your preferred payment method: Escrow.com, International wire
    > transfer, PayPal.com or something else?
    >
    > Hope we can come to an agreement fast.
    >
    > Looking forward to your reply.


    My reply: The name is on sedo you can make your offer there


    From the Zimmerman


    >>> Hello,
    >>>
    >>> We have a good offer for your domain name. What is your asking price?
    >>>
    >>> Our company invests in domains and developed sites. In case you have a
    >>> list
    >>> of domains for sale, please send the list with prices in plain text.
    >>> We prefer "dot coms", "dot nets" and easy-to-remember names.
    >>>
    >>> Regards,
    >>>
    >>> Chris Zimmerman
    >>>
    >>> Founder
    >>>
    >>> Hosting & Name Deals LLC


    From: "Chris Zimmerman" <zimmerman@name-deals.com>
     
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  3. dotwhat

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    The Zimmerman has his scam address name-deals.com forwarding to this no doubt legit company maybe I should let them know http://www.webhostingclue.com/


    Whois details of name-deals.com ...hope he aint one of the forums members..:)


    Registrant:
    James Whitham
    12 Regent Close Saxton Road
    Hull, Willerby HU10 6HJ
    United Kingdom

    Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (http://www.godaddy.com)
    Domain Name: NAME-DEALS.COM
    Created on: 26-Jul-10
    Expires on: 26-Jul-11
    Last Updated on: 26-Jul-10

    Administrative Contact:
    Whitham, James dntrader@hotmail.com
    12 Regent Close Saxton Road
    Hull, Willerby HU10 6HJ
    United Kingdom
    02486654493 Fax --

    Technical Contact:
    Whitham, James dntrader@hotmail.com
    12 Regent Close Saxton Road
    Hull, Willerby HU10 6HJ
    United Kingdom
    02486654493 Fax --

    Domain servers in listed order:
    NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
    NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
     
  4. rob United Kingdom

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    I would give that james bloke a ring on the whois info or pop round to discuss the offer :)
     
  5. anaconda

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    LOL, this guy is such a joke. He emailed me yesterday and offered $50,000 for a premium domain that I own. I googled it and got this thread :p


    Here is the email he sent me yesterday:


    From: "Chris Zimmerman" <zimmerman@name-deals.com>
    To: "xxxxx xxxx" <xxxxx@xxxxxx.com>


    Can you accept 50,000 USD?

    I have a 350,000 USD budget for 5-8 domain names. Have you had your domain names evaluated in the past? Without a valuation certificate we cannot be sure in the sale price. Moreover, my accountant and tax services always ask for valaution certificates :). On the other side, it's very important for me in terms of reselling too. Of course, we must engage a valuation company with a REAL manual service. So I will only accept valuations from independent sources I and my accountant trust.

    To avoid mistakes I asked domain experts about reputable appraisal companies. Please check this blog with suggestions from other sellers and buyers:
    http://www.domainexplorer.org/Archive/62170358.htm

    If, for example, the valuation comes higher you can adjust your asking price accordingly. It will be fair. I also hope you can give me 12% - 15% discount.

    After you send me the valuation via email (usually it takes 1-2 days to obtain it) we'll continue our negotiations. Do you sell domain with a web site or just the name? Domain without content is ok with me. Web site is not necessary.

    What is your preferred payment method: Escrow.com, International wire transfer, PayPal.com or something else?

    Hope we can come to an agreement fast.

    Looking forward to your reply.
     
  6. dotwhat

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    :)

    Yeah we could try but it would be to no avail his address and tel number dont check out, they are as false as the scammer
     
  7. rob United Kingdom

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  8. dotwhat

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    Aye, he/she (although I do have more faith in the fairer sex) seems to use different fake home addresses but the same email address and the tel numbers are just random

    Here is mine 11223344556.......:)



    Thomas Smerdon
    11 High Street
    Stoke, Hamdon TA14 6PP
    United Kingdom

    Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (Browser Update Page)
    Domain Name: THEONLINEBROKERAGE.COM
    Created on: 23-Dec-08
    Expires on: 23-Dec-09
    Last Updated on: 23-Dec-08

    Administrative Contact:
    Smerdon, Thomas dntrader@hotmail.com
    11 High Street
    Stoke, Hamdon TA14 6PP
    United Kingdom
    441935824917

    Technical Contact:
    Smerdon, Thomas dntrader@hotmail.com
    11 High Street
    Stoke, Hamdon TA14 6PP
    United Kingdom
    441935824917

    Domain servers in listed order:
    NS61.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
    NS62.DOMAINCONTROL.COM
     
  9. daniel bukin

    daniel bukin New Member

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    hi, I´ve been scammed too!! (same guys)

    Can you accept 9,000 USD?

    I have a 48,000 USD budget for 5-8 domain names. Have you had your domain
    names evaluated in the past? Without a valuation certificate we cannot be
    sure in the sale price. Moreover, my accountant and tax services always ask
    for valaution certificates :). On the other side, it's very important for
    me in terms of reselling too. Of course, we must engage a valuation company
    with a REAL manual service. So I will only accept valuations from
    independent sources I and my accountant trust.

    To avoid mistakes I asked domain experts about reputable appraisal
    companies. Please check this blog with suggestions from other sellers and
    buyers:
    http://www.domainexplorer.org/Archive/5297164.htm

    If, for example, the valuation comes higher you can adjust your asking price
    accordingly. It will be fair. I also hope you can give me 12% - 15%
    discount.

    After you send me the valuation via email (usually it takes 1-2 days to
    obtain it) we'll continue our negotiations. Do you sell domain with a web
    site or just the name? Domain without content is ok with me. Web site is not
    necessary.

    What is your preferred payment method: Escrow.com, International wire
    transfer, PayPal.com or something else?

    Hope we can come to an agreement fast.

    Looking forward to your reply.
     
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