Newly Registered Website Domain Name Search Engine Submission Scam
Jun 5, 2014
Nov 20, 2013
Website owners, who are registering new domain names, are receiving email messages with the subject: "Important Info About Your Newly Registered Website," asking them to pay a fee to submit their newly registered domain names to popular search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing, to increase their online presence. This message (see below) is a fake. The message was sent from websites that are known for sending spam and committing fraud, according to Web of Trust (www.mywot.com).
Please continue reading below.
The Bogus Email Message
Subject: Important Info About Your Newly Registered Website
Congratulations on registering <domain name removed>. The next step for you to do is to have your website listed with the search engines.
By submitting your domain in the search engines you can increase your online presence. Google, Yahoo, Bing
You can submit your domain name to Google, Bing, and Yahoo by clicking the link below:
This email has a link in it that will take you to a bogus website that will ask you to pay a few hundred dollars to submit your website to all the popular search engines. But, submitting your website to all the popular search engines is not really necessary, or you can easily do it yourself. You should never pay someone to submit your website to search engines, because that is just a waste of your hard earned money.
Search engines will find your website once it is up and running, but if you do not want to wait on search engines to find your website, you can easily submit it to them for free.
Here are the website submission pages for the most popular search engines on the internet:
Click on each of the link above, enter your website name(s) and click the "Submit" button on the pages that come up. That is how easy it is to submit your website to search engines. That is what you would have paid hundreds of dollars to have someone do for you.
The websites www.economyof.com and www.airsandmore.com, which are associated with the email addresses that the bogus messages came from, are considered spamming websites and cannot be trusted, according to Web of Trust.
Also, you do not want to enter your credit card or personal information on any of these websites, because this information will more than likely end up in the hands of scammers.
You can get more information about both websites on the Web of Trust website, by clicking on the links below:
Click here for information about www.economyof.com.
Click here for information about www.airsandmore.com.
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