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Service Blue Domain Name Scam
We have added another domain name scam to our ever-growing list. The clickable box on this Email did not go to a domain registrar, and, in fact, the domain was not maintained by the indicated registrar. Paying the invoice, if even possible, would most likely end up in a loss of the paid funds, and maybe even the loss of the domain name itself if the form requested logon information for the actual domain registrar. It is easy for a “bad actor” to find out what registrar houses a domain name, so if the scammers can obtain access to that account, then they can transfer or steal the do name.
Always use caution when receiving domain name notices. For most of our clients, we take care of all things Internet, so we pay the domain registration and maintain the the domain name. Therefore, a domain invoice is almost never valid. For a list of the domain scams we have complied over the years, visit Support-Files.com.