Sunday, July 3, 2011

The Chinese domain name Scam

The Chinese Scam
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Dear Manager:

This email is from China domain name registration center, which mainly deal with the domain name registration and dispute internationally in China and Asia.
On July 4th 2011, We received Tianhua Ltd's application that they are registering the name " " as their Internet Keyword and " .cn "¡¢" .com.cn " ¡¢" .asia "domain names etc.., It is China and ASIA domain names. But after auditing we found the brand name been used by your company. As the domain name registrar in China, it is our duty to notice you, so I am sending you this Email to check. According to the principle in China, your company is the owner of the trademark, In our auditing time we can keep the domain names safe for you firstly, but our audit period is limited, if you object the third party application these domain names and need to protect the brand in china and Asia by yourself, please let the responsible officer contact us as soon as possible. Thank you!

Best regards,

John
Oversea marketing manager
Shanghai Office (Head Office)
3002, Nanhai Building, No. 854 Nandan Road,
Xuhui District, Shanghai 200070, China
Tel: +86 216191 8696
Fax: +86 216191 8697
Web: www.ygnetwork.com.cn

211.150.100.27 is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of john.pan@ygnetwork.com.cn) smtp.mail=john.pan@ygnetwork.com.cn
Received: from smtp5.263xmail.com (localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1]) by smtp1.263xmail.com (Postfix)
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2 comments:

  1. I got the same thing and googled it and saw its a spam trying to make you secure your domain name in china at a very high price.

    See what i got and my reply...lol

    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 domain name registration center, which mainly deal with the domain name registration and dispute internationally in China and Asia.
    On December 26th 2011, We received Tianhua Ltd's application that they are registering the name " planetbridgelimited " as their Internet Keyword and " planetbridgelimited .cn "、" planetbridgelimited .com.cn " 、" planetbridgelimited .asia "domain names etc.., they are China and ASIA domain names. But after auditing we found the brand name been used by your company. As the domain name registrar in China, it is our duty to notice you, so we are sending you this email to check. According to the principle in China, your company is the owner of the trademark, In our auditing time we can keep the domain names safe for you firstly, but our audit period is limited, if you object the third party application these domain names and need to protect the brand in china and Asia by yourself, please let the responsible officer contact us as soon as possible. Thank you!

    Best Regards,

    John
    General Manager
    Shanghai Office (Head Office)
    3002, Nanhai Building, No. 854 Nandan Road,
    Xuhui District, Shanghai 200070, China
    Tel: +86 216191 8696
    Mobile: +86 136615 29704
    Fax: +86 216191 8697
    Web: www.ygnetworkltd.com
    Director of Operations

    Jan 1 (2 days ago)

    to John
    Who is Tianhua? Let them contact me as they cant use my name.
    Thanks.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I just had the same here in NZ and we are a fishing lodge they just want money

    ReplyDelete