Domain Name Scam : China

I thought that all the scams originate from Nigeria or Senegal, but here is news : China Joined the list too.

Offlate I have started getting regular emails from these chinese companies, trying to sell us their domains. It’s a definite scam, made to look like a legitimate email from a concerned IP management company.

We are a professional organization mainly engaged in Internet intellectual property management in Asia. Currently, we have a pretty important issue needing to confirm with your company.On August 1 2010, we received an application formally, One company who called Ricardo Holdings Ltd. are applying for following:

The Internet Brand:
mydomainname
Domain names:
mydomain.asia
mydomain.hk
mydomain.com.hk
mydomain.jp
mydomain.kr
mydomain.sg
mydomain.tw
mydomain.com.tw

During our preliminary investigation, we found that these domain names’ keyword is identical with your trademark. I wonder whether you consigned Ricardo to register these domain names with us? Or is Ricardo your business partner or distributor in Asia?

We haven’t finished the registration of Ricardo yet, and we have postponed this application of this company temporarily already. In order to deal with this issue better, please contact us by telephone or email as
soon as possible. Waiting for your reply ASAP

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