Beware Of New “Irish” Domain Scam Emails
Firstly, did you receive an email from DNSIreland.org similar to below? In short, ignore it . eMail is trying to sell them a domain similar to their for ten years.
This is a new scam doing the rounds at the moment.
We have received a request for the registration of the website www.similardomain.com Our system shows that you are the owner of www.yourdomain.ie. This can have far-reaching consequences for you in the future. We are therefore under the obligation to contact you, in order to offer you the first right of registration. This means that we will reject the application of the third party and the website:
After agreement we will link this website to:
This means that you will have the first option on the domain name, in order to avoid possible future problems.
We are usually under the obligation to register the domain name and to protect it for a period of 10 years. The annual price for the .COM extension is € 19.95 per year. This means a one-off payment of € 199.50. When the link has been completed, all the Internet traffic that goes to the .COM extension, will be automatically linked to your current extension and website. This process will take a maximum of 24 hours. This domain name will then have a worldwide reach. The third party will be rejected and can no longer use your domain name.