30 Jul '13, 2pm

Morgan Linton: Beware Domain Appraisal Scams

Beware Domain Appraisal Scams by Morgan on July 30, 2013 Back in March of last year I wrote a post about a domain appraisal scam that has been running for years confusing and cheating new investors out of their hard earned money. Since then my post has seen 228 comments most sharing specific emails these scammers use to fool domain owners into sending them money for, well, nothing. I think it’s a good idea to revisit this post every year for anyone that isn’t familiar with this scam so that I can help more people avoid it. The scam has been running for years and seems to be picking-up pace given the increased volume of comments I’ve seen lately. Here’s how the scam works. Out of the blue you get an email from someone who typically says they are interested in buying a domain you own for some very reasonable amount of money. You get excited, being celebrating, do your happy ...

Full article: http://morganlinton.com/beware-domain-appraisal-scams/

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