Website Design and Development - Fake Email Messages

Website Design and Development - Fake Email Messages

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The email message below: "Website Design and Development," is being sent to thousands of webmasters or website owners around the world. This email message is spam and like all email spam should not be trusted. Even we at Online Threat Alerts have received this email spam.

One of the Fake "Website Design and Development" Email Messages


I am Neil Smith, Sr. Business Development Manager.

We are an India based IT Web Company with a primary focus on Website Design & Development with PHP Development and Mobile Application Development and offer services at modest rate. We have a dedicated team of 350 professional designers and developers with over 17 years of experience and we thrive on the idea that design makes a difference.

I was surfing the internet and came across your website I have been observing various changes in recent industry trend and the types of sites. As you know only a well designed and functional website can convey your business to prospective customers. If your website looks out-dated and static, you won’t be a challenge for your competitors. We would be happy to discuss any modifications you may want to make.

Our competency is Website Design and logo design using - Flash, Photoshop, E-Commerce - OS Commerce, Zen Cart, Virtue Mart, Prestasoft, Modx, Mambo, FedEx and Web Application Development (Core PHP, MySQL,, Java, CMS, Joomla, Drupal, Word Press, Magento, Perl, ASP, JSP, HTML, CSS), Mobile Application Development (Android, iOS, Blackberry) and Mobile Friendly site design, etc.

Our design team can work closely with you as part of your marketing staff and we can assure you - you won’t even notice we are in another country. We customize our processes according to your styles and guidelines. Many overseas clients have achieved significant savings by outsourcing either all or part of their website development work to us.

Do let me know if you are willing to discuss a possible redesigning/redevelopment of website or designing new website and we would be happy to share you more details about our past work details, Client testimonials and packages.

I am waiting for your reply.

 Kinds Regards,
Neil Smith
[Business Development Manager]

The website ( in this email message doesn't work. I got the following error when I tried to visit it:

You don't have permission to access / on this server.

So, because there is no website to visit, we are unable to verify the authenticity of this email message, therefore, if you receive one of these messages please do not respond to it.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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