I've received a lovely email asking me to renew my domain...
Message body (example)
From: email@example.com Subject: Re: Notice of Registration for
This is what the email looks like on screen (with real details direct from the real whois for my domain)
To: Steve Basford
Don't miss out on this offer which includes search engine submission for xxxxx.com for 12 months. There is no obligation to pay for this order unless you complete your payment by 2/10/2015. Our services provide submission and search engine ranking for domain owners. This offer for submission services is not required to renew your domain registration.
Failure to complete your search engine registration by 2/10/2015 may result in the cancellation of this order (making it difficult for your customers to locate you using search engines on the web).
The online whois infromation for orderconfirmation7893500.com is as follows:
Domain Name: orderconfirmation7893500.com Registry Domain ID: 182738259_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.west263.com Registrar URL: www.west263.com Last updated Date: 2015-01-16 12:06:23 Creation Date: 2015-01-16 12:06:23 Expiration Date: 2016-01-16 12:06:23 Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2016-01-16 12:06:23 Registrar: Chengdu west dimension digital technology Co., LTD Registrar IANA ID: 1556 Registrar Abuse Contact Email: Abuse@west263.com Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +86.2886263960 ext 8245 Domain Status: ok http://www.icann.org/epp#ok Registry Registrant ID: 1556-1845841-d-001 Registrant Name: liang wang Registrant Organization: Wang Liang Registrant Street: Xiang Zhou Qu Cui Xiang Jie Dao 221Hao Registrant City: Zhu Hai Shi Registrant State/Province: GD Registrant Postal Code: 519000 Registrant Country: cn Registrant Phone: +86.075622981191 Registrant Fax: +86.075622981191 Registrant Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Registry Admin ID: 1556-1845841-a-001
The process payment screen looks like this:
|So, thanks... but no thanks ;)|