No longer stolen : Domains 988.com and 864.com back with legitimate owners

The premium numeric domain 988.com is no longer stolen, as it has been returned to its legitimate owner, Mr. Luo. In June, we reported on the theft of 988.com that was facilitated using a number of persistent methods targeting the owner of this premium domain. At the time, the thief, made the mistake to announce […]

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Domain crime : 864.com reported as stolen

We have received a report that 864.com is a stolen domain name; the same thief controls the stolen asset, ASZ.com. The domain 864.com has been offered for sale to domain brokers in private. Independent reviews confirmed that the domain is not in the possession of its lawful owner. We also received proof that the same […]

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Domain theft : Report of stolen domain names for August 2017

We’re rolling out a monthly list of domain names that remain stolen, based on previous documented incidents or other investigative reports. Domain theft is rampant, and scumbags who steal domain names often attempt to dispose of these assets quickly. Alternate methods involve the direct communication with buyers in private, often requiring payments in Bitcoin or […]

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HRI.com stolen : Randstad domain property turns up for sale at Flippa!

HRI.com, a domain registered in 1990 and a Randstad property, has miraculously turned up for sale at Flippa. The Thailand-located seller, whose account was registered with Flippa yesterday, is using the photo of a Siemens award recipient, Kensen Shi, for his profile. We’d like to believe, that an aged corporate LLL .com that has been […]

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Namesilo, wake up : KZRA.com is a stolen domain name!

The domain KZRA.com has been stolen from its rightful owner, Christian Calvin, founder of Plenty Of Brands. The aged four letter .com domain was moved unlawfully, away from GoDaddy to NameSilo. The Indian thief is using the email address domain9058235@gmail.com which is also matched to the domain Teenhub.com; we’d assume the latter is stolen as […]

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This is why domain trading is not recommended : Bar.org traded for Kisses.net

Trading domains is not something that domain investors should engage in. The stolen domain, Bar.org, was traded for Kisses.net, leading to a more complex situation. If Bar.org, a stolen domain asset, had been sold for money, the loss would have been monetary and depending on the payment method, the funds could be retrievable. However, when […]

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Warning : Stolen domains Bar.org, Quit.org, WMW.org and UAL.net

A batch of domains were stolen from the NameCheap account of their legitimate owner. The list of names includes Bar.org, Quit.org, WMW.org and UAL.net. There are several more linked to that same NameCheap account that are of secondary value. We spoke with the owner who alerted us to the fact; these domains were resold via […]

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Domain crime : Get your domains away from AOL, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts fast!

Global alert : Domain hackers are attempting to steal domains, where the registrant uses AOL, Yahoo or Hotmail accounts. There have been numerous instances of such attempts and even successful domain theft incidents that we’re aware of. Changing one’s managing accounts to secure free email providers such as Gmail or ProtonMail is the first step […]

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Domain crime : 988.com is a stolen domain name!

The premium domain 988.com has been confirmed to be stolen; anyone claiming to be in possession of it currently is the thief. How did this happen? The domain’s legitimate owner, Mr. Luo, is a California resident and for months he’s been pestered by a cybercriminal who gained access to his domain accounts. In a shocking […]

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Alert : HIX.com is a stolen domain name currently

Warning: The domain name HIX.com has been stolen. Its legitimate owner is being represented by ESQwire.com and the domainer-friendly law firm is in the process of getting it back. There are, however, some interesting points to outline in this domain-related crime. Jozsef Hollosi acquired HIX.com in 1994, setting up a personal web site called Hollosi […]

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Alert: TNTG.com is a stolen domain name

The domain name TNTG.com has been stolen, and its current registrant is under investigation. They allege that they bought the domain on a Turkish domain forum. Mr. Lloyd Joseph, of the Technology Group, a Virtualization and Cloud Solutions Provider in the UK, confirmed the theft with us yesterday. “It is a company asset, and we’d like […]

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Black rice : Stolen domains concern the Chinese investor community

During the past two years, the proliferation of the short domain market in Asia and China in particular, generated millions of dollars in sales. The majority of those numbers come from sales of LL .com domains, but LLL/NNN .com and LLLL/NNNN .com domains also contribute to the sales volume. Chinese investors went “gaga” over this […]

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