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Beware of Chinese Domain Name Registration Scams

The list of Chinese domain name registration email messages below are all fraudulent and you should not respond to them with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick website owners into sending money, which the scammers claim will be used to purchase their Chinese (.CN) domain names.
Beware of Chinese Domain Name Registration Scams
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Beware of Chinese Domain Name Registration Scams


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Beware of Chinese Domain Name Registration Scams

The list of Chinese domain name registration email messages below are all fraudulent and you should not respond to them with your personal information. Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick website owners into sending money, which the scammers claim will be used to purchase their Chinese (.CN) domain names.

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A List of Chinese Fraudulent Domain Name Registration Email Messages

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 in China. We received an application from Keshet Ltd on Marcy 17th, 2014. They want to register "onlinethreatalerts" as their internet 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?.

Best Regards,

Abby Wang

Dear Sirs,

We are Keshet Ltd based in Chinese office, our company has submitted the "" as CN domain name and Internet Keyword, we are waiting for Ms. abby's approval. We hope your company will not object our application, because this name is very important for our products in Chinese market. We don't want your company to use this name in China, we believe our company will become the legal owner of this name in China. Even though Ms. abby advises us to change another name, we will persist in this name and permanent registration of this name.

Best regards

Ye Yun

Keshet Ltd

Dear,

The checking time will be over soon, we have not received your reply about the domain name and internet keyword since our last communication. You must know domain name takes open registration, this is international domain name registration principle. So the company has right to register them. As a domain name registrar, we have no right to refuse their application. We aslo suggest this company should change another name but they stick to this name so if your company want to prevent anybody from using these domains, the only way is to register these CN/ASIA domains and internet keyword.in our checking time, your company has first priority to register them. Could you tell us whether your company want to make this application to prevent anybody from using them or not?

Best Regards

Dear Rick,

Based on your company having no affiliation with them, we have suggested they should choose another name to avoid this conflict but they insist on this name as China domain names (.cn/.com.cn/.net.cn/.org.cn) and internet keyword.in our opinion, maybe they do the similar business as your company and register it to promote his company.

According to the domain name registration principle: The domain name and internet keyword which applied based on the international principle are opened to companies as well as individuals. Any companies or individuals have rights to register any domain name and internet keyword which are unregistered. Because your company haven’t registered this name as China domains and internet keyword on the internet, anyone can obtain them by registration. However, in order to avoid this conflict, the trademark or original name owner has priority to register China domain name and internet keyword in our audit period. If your company is the original owner of this name and want to register these China domain names (.cn/.com.cn/.net.cn/.org.cn) and internet keyword to prevent anybody from using them, please inform us. We can send you an application form with price list and help your company register them.

(Please forward this to your CEO, because this is urgent. Thanks)

We are a Network Service Company which is the domain name registration center in Shanghai, China. On March 14, 2014, we received an application from Weisheng Holdings Ltd requested “hillsea” as their internet keyword and China (CN) domain names. But after checking it, we find this name conflict with your company name or trademark.in order to deal with this matter better, it’s necessary to send email to you and confirm whether this company is your distributor or business partner in China?

Kind regards

Dear Sirs,

We are Taisheng Limited based in China. We will register the ” ” as internet keyword and China domain names .cn,.com.cn,.net.cn,.org.cn. We have submitted our application and are waiting for Mr. Gary Zhang’s approval. We think these CN domains and internet keyword are very important for our business. Even though Mr. Gary Zhang advises us to change another name, we will persist in this name.

Best regards

From “Lex Ren” of des-registry.org

“This is a formal email. We are the department of Asian Domain Registration Service in China. Here I have something to confirm with you. We formally received an application on August 8,2013 that a company claimed FIXI Investment Ltd were applying to register () as their Brand Name and some domain names through our firm.”

Dear Sirs,

Our company based in chinese office, our company has submitted the “MY WEB ADDRESS ” as CN/Asia/Hk domain name and Internet Keyword, we are waiting for Mr. Jim’s approval. We think this name is very important for our products in Chinese and Asian and Hongkong market. Even though Mr. Jim advises us to change another name, we will persist in this name.

Based on your company having no relationship with them, we have suggested they should choose another name to avoid this conflict but they insist on this name as CN domain names (cn/ com.cn/ net.cn/ org.cn) and internet keyword on the internet.in our opinion, maybe they do the similar business as your company and register it to promote his company.

According to the domain name registration principle: The domain names and internet keyword which applied based on the international principle are opened to companies as well as individuals. Any companies or individuals have rights to register any domain name and internet keyword which are unregistered. Because your company haven’t registered this name as CN domains and internet keyword on the internet, anyone can obtain them by registration. However, in order to avoid this conflict, the trademark or original name owner has priority to make this registration in our audit period. If your company is the original owner of this name and want to register these CN domain names (cn/ com.cn/ net.cn/ org.cn) and internet keyword to prevent anybody from using them, please inform us. We can send an application form and the price list to you and help you register these within dispute period.

Kind regards

Dear President & CEO,

We are a registrar of Asian domain registration organization in China.I am very sorry to disturb you,because we have received an application by one company called “Kopes Holding.Inc.” on February 2, 2014 that they were applying to register “” as brand name and domain names as below :

From: Bruce Lo [mailto:bruce@publicdmc .cn]
Subject: [Domain Name Removed] Registration
Priority: High

To whom it may concern:

We are the Registrars accredited by China Internet Network Information Center. We have something to confirm with you. On April 7, 2015, we received an application in which a company by the name Presg Group applied to register " victimdomain " as their Brand Name and some Asia domain names through our firm.

Now we are handling this registration. After our initial checking, we found that the name are identical to your company's. We need to check with you whether your company has authorized that company to register these names. If you have authorized this, we will finish the registration at once. If not, please let us know within 7 workdays, in which case we will dicuss the matter more thoroughly. If not otherwise advised within that time limit we will proceed with the registration for Presg Group . We will be waiting for your reply. Have a nice day!

Best Regards

Bruce Lo

Registration Dept.

Phone: +86.55165184482

Fax: +86.55165128724

Website:http://www.pdatamc.org/

Address: No. 789, XiYou Road, Zhengwu District, HeFei City, AnHui Province, China

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