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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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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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Corporate crime : Domain stolen by former employee, at GoDaddy

Corporate crime by active or former employees often involves domains; in a new case involving GoDaddy as the registrar, a company’s former employee allegedly hijacked its domain name. Someone using the alias “NetSkopos” reported the following at the GoDaddy community forum: We had a now former employee seek out and discover our GoDaddy account info […]

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On ICE : Federal agents seize AirbagsPlace.com domain

The domain name AirbagsPlace.com has been seized by ICE – Homeland Security Investigations, pursuant to a warrant issued by a US District Court. The web site, operating on a domain registered in 2015, appears to have been providing products that were fake, replicas or otherwise unauthorized by the official airbag manufacturers. As part of the […]

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Formerly stolen domain Emerge.com returned to rightful owner

The domain Emerge.com is no longer stolen, as it’s been reunited with its rightful owner. Thanks to the efforts of hawk-eyed NamePros members, admins and Joshua Pelissero‘s sleuth work, Emerge.com was quickly identified as stolen when the thief posted it in a NamePros appraisal thread. The thief claimed at the time that he acquired the […]

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Alert : GHH.com is a stolen domain name!

The domain GHH.com is now officially stolen, and its owner wants everyone to know he did not put it up for sale. The domain thief is attempting to circumvent secure domain transaction venues, such as Escrow.com, and is seeking payment for GHH.com via Bitcoin. That’s an indication right there for a sketchy deal! Mr. Gerard […]

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