We have been getting a lot of reports from our customers about another domain scam that has been sent today. Its requesting personal details with a threat that your domain name will be deleted if you do not comply.
The text in the email reads like this.
Subject: Please confirm domainname.com.au domain name ownership
We would like to inform you that starting from the 10th of January 2021 we are requested to obtain and verify all .au domain name owners information.
You are listed in our database as the owner of pcprint.com.au domain name.
In order to keep the domain active please reply with the following :
1. Photo Identification A clear, readable, valid and unaltered scanned color copy or photo of one of the following documents: - The photo page of your passport. or - Driver licence (front and back). 2. A clear, readable, valid and unaltered scanned color copy or photo of your Medicare Card (front and back)
Rest assured that all documents are handled securely in accordance with our data privacy.
We are hoping for your kind understanding and we appreciate your response to this email within 24 hours to avoid the cancellation of your domain.
Looking forward to hearing from you regarding the matter.
Please just delete this email as it is a scam and they are trying to get you to send them personal information that they will use for identity theft.
If you have recieved a similar but different domain email please send it to me so that I can add it to my list of scam emails. paul @ smg.com.au