I own quite a lot of domain names and they are registered with several different companies.
Each month I get email reminders to renew the registration.
Recently I received one which looked like this:
I thought, “Not seen one like this before”. It looked genuine enough. It had all my correct details…meaning I did own the domain name and it was due for renewal.
Then I saw the cost – up to $999 for life registration.
I thought, “Wow. That cannot be right”.
I normally pay anything between $5 and $10 per year for domain registration. So $999 would be anything between 100 and 200 years!
Then I realized it was scam!
It can be so easy to be sucked in.