Scam or copycat? Dan Bitcoin Escrow is a GoDaddy company providing a selling platform to more than 2.5 million domains.

The success of is due to automation of its transactions, including the financial part. Although can hold domains in its escrow for lease to own (LTO) sales, it does not have a bitcoin escrow.

One might be wondering what the heck is this “Dan Escrow” then, using the domain name

We aren’t sure if this is an outright scam or an attempt to ride on the coattails of but the UK-based venture appears to be offline; the content above was captured in November.

On its Twitter account, Dan Escrow claims to be exclusively brokering ultra-premium domains such as, which belongs to Reflex Publishing. According to Dan Bitcoin Escrow, the asking price is 5,000 British pounds.


We can safely deduce that Dan Escrow is a scam, as seen from other listings such as that of, a seven figure domain, that’s listed for 2.5 BTC or about $120k at the going rate. The domain is not for sale as it redirects to the A1 Group. Another obvious scam listing is that of for which the supposed cost is 5 BTC.

The Dan Escrow outfit operates from as well, a domain registered less than a week ago.

Be careful out there.

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5 Responses to “Scam or copycat? Dan Bitcoin Escrow”
  1. Don W. says:

    Nothing to worry about, per the site:

    If you don’t receive your item, or you tell us that the item you received is not “as described”,, your Bitcoin will be returned to you.

  2. DomainGang says:

    Don – If they said it, I should trust them.

  3. BullS says:

    This is the season of giving and this is also the season of stealing.
    Yes, everything on the Internet is so true
    Here a free courtesy public announcement….every websites belong to the family of

  4. DomainGang says:

    They are now “selling” for 5 BTC:

  5. DomainGang says:

    The scam continues with the “sale” of!

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