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Don’t Fall for This Domain Name ‘Expiration’ Scam

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If, like me and my clients, you ever receive an email about a domain name expiration, proceed with great suspicion — because many of these “notices” are a sham. They’re designed to sell you services you don’t need or to trick you into transferring your domain name to another registrar. Usually, the emails can safely be ignored.

Here’s an example:

As shown in the image above, an important-looking email from “Domain Service” refers to a specific domain name in the subject line. The body of the email states that it is an “EXPIRATION NOTICE.” However, the finer print states that

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