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Tilt.com: Airbnb failed to reclaim allegedly stolen #domain via the UDRP process

The domain Tilt.com became part of the IP portfolio of Airbnb, when they acquired the company Crowdtilt. A third party allegedly stole the domain using a devious method and by risking $17,000 dollars. That domain was then sold to domain investor, James Booth, who was able to halt the exchange and handed the domain over […]

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Hijacked domain JixHost.com to be returned after successful #UDRP

A UDRP filed by the owner of the hijacked (stolen) domain JixHost.com has been successful in its goal; the decision orders the domain to be returned to its rightful owner. According to the decision, the Administrative Panel’s finding is as follows: “For the foregoing reasons, in accordance with paragraphs 4(i) of the Policy and 15 […]

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Stolen still, the #domain Piracy.com was moved to the Uni Market

Piracy.com is a stolen domain and the thief has been hopping around domain selling venues. After being blocked from selling Piracy.com on Afternic and Sedo, the domain was added to the Uni Market. The thief wanted $80,000 dollars with a BIN lander at the time. Hours later it was removed by Uniregistry’s administrators, that are […]

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Igroutka.net : #UDRP over Russian stolen #domain fails to restore it

Aleksandr Danilchuk filed a UDRP to restore the status of his domain, igroutka.net, after it was allegedly stolen. Igroutka means “game duck” in Russian, and it’s a popular repository of free online games. According to the UDRP, between 2016 and 2019 Igroutka.net attracted more than 19,900,000 visitors, including more than 12,100,000 visitors in 2019. The […]

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Tobacco.com has been stolen

The domain name Tobacco.com has been reported as stolen, and the current registrant is not the legitimate owner, Mr. Michael Fischer. Tobacco.com was unlawfully transferred away from its previous registrar, Network Solutions. The transfer to GoDaddy occurred in September or October 2019. Tobacco.com was subsequently moved to another registrar, Ionos.com. And an interesting tidbit: In […]

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Auction for WTL.com ends at $15,300 but is this LLL #domain name stolen?

The auction for WTL.com ended at an eye-watering $15,300 dollars at DropCatch today. As we pointed out, the domain was listed in auction by a private seller – it was not a drop. Before the auction closed, we received notification that the domain WTL.com is most likely a stolen asset. The information came from established […]

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Escrow .com catches stolen #domain RF.net before sale occurs

Escrow.com has stopped dead in its tracks a transaction involving the domain RF.net. The premium two letter .net domain has been reported stolen, and the thief attempted to impersonate the domain’s real owner, who has been notified. According to a report that we received from domain investor, James Booth, the legitimate owner has lost control […]

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Want to report a #domain name as stolen? We’re here to help you recover it

If your domain was stolen, either due to a phishing scheme at your registrar, or by some means of social engineering, we’re here to assist you recover it. While we can’t provide legal advice, we’re savvy in the process of how an incident of domain theft can be reversed. Yes, it does take effort, time […]

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Alert : ADE.com is a stolen #domain, says KLA Tencor CEO

The domain name ADE.com has been stolen, and the legitimate owners, KLA Tencor, are in the process of recovering it. Mr. Scott A. Andrews, CEO of KLA Tencor, declared the premium domain asset as stolen. KLA Tencor is the original registrant of the domain, via its previous name, ADE Corporation in Massachusetts. According to information […]

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Chinese #domain thieves or misguided domain owners?

Domain owners continue to cry “murder” when the unthinkable happens: losing control of a domain they used to manage. Registrars such as Google Domains increase their user base thanks to the household name qualities their brand acquired through the years. In the eyes of the consumer, they are trustworthy. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, […]

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Alert : MCV.com is a #stolen #domain name, according to its owner

The aged, three letter domain MCV.com has been stolen, according to its owner, who registered it in 1997. Mr. Stanley Chen continuously renewed his premium three letter .com up to 2019, only to find it recently in the possession of another party. According to historic WHOIS data from DomainTools, the domain MCV.com changed hands in […]

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Feline.com, Jap.net and more stolen domains up for sale after victim’s accounts were hijacked

A large number of stolen premium domains are being offered for sale, after the legitimate owner’s accounts were hijacked. As reported on NamePros, the following domain names are currently stolen: Feline.com Jap.net CAD.org Striver.com Practice.net CyberLaws.com NetworkRepair.com EJ9.com How.info Infest.org BreathTaking.com Require.com Veut.com BBNY.com UHHM.com HIHK.com DKHK.com LUXR.com HYSM.com UGNK.com UKBA.com JSSL.com The WHOIS of […]

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