12 Feb '18, 4pm

Tips to avoid getting scammed

Here are some tips to limit the chances you fall for a scam. Domain investor Richard Dynas posted a story on NamePros yesterday about getting scammed in a domain name transaction . He paid for a domain name that a scammer didn’t own. Dynas is embarrassed, and when you read his story you will understand why. There was not just a single red flag in this transaction; there was a sea of red flags. Burning hot red flags. But we’ve all been scammed, suckered, or made a bad deal in life. One story I tell is being duped out of twenty bucks in San Francisco. I was in line to enter a parking lot and the lot attendant was collecting the $20 entrance fee. The three cars in front of me paid, then it was my turn. I pulled up, he handed me a yellow dashboard ticket and asked for $20, and I handed it over. As I was parking I saw the official parking lot company van pull in and the “attend...

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