Thirdparty trying to register domains similar to mine – Chinese SCAM

Today one of client recieved an email from on domain registration company in China that someone is trying to register domain names similar to mine and asking us if they should be allowed to register them.

The game is if we response that dont allow anyone to register the domain then the fake chinese company will ask us to register all the domains in different extensions. And the worst they will charge us extremely high rates. And even more they may save the credit card information and misuse it.

Below is the mail received by my client. I responsed by asking them not to allow anyone to register. I am waiting to see what will be the response.

Mail Reproduced

(If you are NOT President,please forward this to your President, because this is urgent.Thanks.)
Dear President,

We are the department of registration service in China. We have something need to confirm with you. We formally received an application on December 21,2010, One  company which self-styled “Goked Holding, Inc.”are applying to register”pristineorganics” as  brand name and domain names as below :

pristineorganics.asia
pristineorganics.cn
pristineorganics.com.cn
pristineorganics.com.hk
pristineorganics.com.tw
pristineorganics.hk
pristineorganics.in
pristineorganics.net.cn
pristineorganics.org.cn
pristineorganics.tw

After our initial examination, we found that the brand name applied for registration are as same as your company’s name and trademark. These days we are dealing with it, hope to get the affirmation from your company. If your company and the applicatant is the same company,there is no need reply to us,We will accept their application and will register those for them immediately.

If your company has no relationships with that company nor do not authorized,please reply to us within 7 workdays,if we can’t get any information from yours over 7 workdays,we will unconditionally approve the application submitted by “Goked Holding, Inc.”.

Thanks for your cooperation.

Best Regards,

________________

Jesse  Wu
AD       Manager
[Tel]     0086-21-67222201
[Fax]    0086-21-67222202

If you ever receive any such email just ignore it.

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