Two more scam sites added to domain name appraisal scam.
The long-running domain name appraisal scam has moved to two additional web sites: max-appraisal.com and topnameappraisals.com. Both of these sites are scams; do not purchase domain appraisals from them. The full text of the latest scam email is below:
from Domain Trade domain .firstname.lastname@example.org
date Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:37 AM
we have an interest to purchase your domain HEATINGPAD.BIZ and usually offer between 50% and 65% of the appraised value.
We accept appraisals from companies such as
If you already have an appraisal please forward it to us.
Please let us know whether you are interested. Upon review of your valuation and in case of an agreement we send payments via PayPal for amounts less than $2,000 and via Escrow.com for amounts above $2,000, as well as further instructions on how to complete the transfer of the domain name.
Domain Trade LLC