Hank Alvarez to open academy for ‘domain squatting’

Forget about domain schools and universities that teach you how to make ‘honest money’ with domains. Hank Alvarez, the notorious domain auction manipulator who drove many investors crazy at SnapNames, is shifting the paradigm of domainer education. Alvarez, whose domain consulting web site is at HankAlvarez.com, has been working on a new teaching principle, leveraging […]

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Hank Alvarez: Overjoyed by the change of ownership at SnapNames!

Earlier today, SnapNames former VP of Operations, Hank Alvarez, expressed his excitement about the company’s acquisition by Web.com. Hank Alvarez became involved in a much-publicized auction shilling drama, in 2009; then owners Oversee settled the case by involving Rust Consulting as an expert adviser. After that incident, Hank Alvarez went on a sabbatical in the […]

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Halvarez Junior ante portas? A SnapNames customer thinks so

An irate SnapNames customer is dejected by the unfair competition of a bidder, who allegedly fails to pay for the auctions they won, repeatedly – without being banned. According to a thread over at top domain forum, DNForum, the SnapNames account ‘m10v‘ has activity consistent with that of a non-paying bidder. “Does anybody know – […]

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Class action lawsuit: You have 24 hours to claim your stake in $1,100,000,000 dollars

Rust Consulting, the same company that managed the payouts for the fallout stemming from the Hank Alvarez “SnapNames” scandal, is handling yet another class action lawsuit. This time around, it involves LCD screens, televisions, flat panels and laptops. According to the web site at LCDClass.com: “Eligible consumers and businesses in 24 states and the District […]

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Hank Alvarez launching Digital Archery sniping Services

Hank Alvarez, the former SnapNames executive who rocked the domaining world in late 2009, is back with a project that clearly matches his skillset and enthusiastic approach to domaining. In a short announcement this morning, the notorious “halvarez” definitely reminisces about his old sniping days, but states he is staying clear from any mischief in […]

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Dip into Nutella with Rust Consulting of SnapNames rebate fame!

Remember the Hank Alvarez scandal that rocked SnapNames in November of 2009? The shock and awe was managed by a Minneapolis corporation, Rust Consulting, that successfully performed “damage control” on behalf of the then Oversee company. By issuing a series of rebates, most – if not all – domainers affected by halvarez and his shill […]

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Did Hank Alvarez sell out to new SnapNames owners?

We haven’t heard from Hank Alvarez for a while – the notorious shill bidder that created the “halvarez” scandal as a former VP at SnapNames. Hank Alvarez – or “Hanky” as he’s often known – declared his repentance on multiple occasions, stating that he’s a changed man and an honest domain auction entrepreneur. Something is […]

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Two years later: Hank Alvarez reaches out to the Domain Community

A few days ago, we wrote how the infamous Hank Alvarez – known as “halvarez” at his heydays as a sniping domain auction participant – appeared to have fallen off the face of the earth. His professional web site, HankAlvarez.com disappeared. Some speculated that Hank Alvarez died or that he finally went to jail for […]

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Hank Alvarez lets his domain expire

Domain celebrity, Hank Alvarez – known for his role in the so-called “SnapNames” scandal two years ago, has apparently let his domain name HankAlvarez.com expire. “I tried to visit one of my favorite destinations, HankAlvarez.com and the domain isn’t resolving”, said domainer Frank Mo. “Not sure what’s up with that, other than the domain expired. […]

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Hank Alvarez for new ICANN CEO in July 2012

The announcement by ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom, that he will terminate his contract with ICANN in 2012 came as a shock to many – except for members of ICANN that experienced Beckstrom’s performance first-hand. In that press release, Beckstrom was eager to toot his own horn and address his alleged achievements in a manner that […]

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Hank Alvarez talks about the Oversee reshuffling

Befallen Oversee executive, Hank Alvarez is sharing his thoughts about the recent reshuffling at Oversee. Known for his involvement in the SnapNames scandal using the “halvarez” moniker, Hank Alvarez returned from the Himalayas a changed man and often shares his insight about domains and domaining. According to his latest post at HankAlvarez.com I am saddened […]

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Hank Alvarez denies responsibility for Moniker and Snapnames auction failure

It seems that Hank Alvarez – known as halvarez in his days at Snapnames – is the numero uno scapegoat when it comes down to anything that fails in the domaining world! Earlier today, both Snapnames and Moniker were down, as reported by various sources; the downtime caused the postponing of the live Domainfest auction […]

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