possible spam email - inquiry from another party re: registering same domain name

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I received the following email about another party applying to register my domain name... possibly spam? Please help, thanks!


---------- Original Message ----------
From: Matthew Zeng <mz@igsl.org.cn>
To: office@drascosales.com
Date: August 7, 2016 at 11:40 PM
Subject: drascosales

Dear Mr./Ms.,

We are a service agency for registering domain names. Our center received an application from Kayla Yan International today. They applied for the registration of drascosales as their Brand Name and some top-level domain names. But we found the main body of domain names is same as yours. We are not sure about the relationship between you and them. As the registrar, we have the duty to inform you the case.

Now, we are processing this application. Our center needs to confirm whether this company is authorized by your company. If so, we will continue the next step of registration. If not, please let me know as soon as possible in order that our center can deal with this problem timely. We await your prompt reply.

Best Regards
Matthew Zeng
Tel:+86 .5516 3491 191
Fax:+86 .5516 3491 192
No.1,Xingshun Building,Fengyang Road,Hefei China

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They can't register your domain, as it is already yours. Likely they are trying to get you to pay for the same domain with Chinese specific extensions. It would not be .com, but .china or something. I can't tell you if this one is legitimate or not, but your .com is safely registered to you. It is similar to if someone tried to register your domain with .net. There is no obligation that I am aware of that they need to notify you.
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Okay, I figured so but wanted to be sure :)  Thank you!!
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You're welcome
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I have aslo received a few simlar to the above to regitester my website in various Conutries, which as we know, is not necessary...Some even asking for renewal fees.... Just be careful people and if any doubt, follow Roberts example and ask here before replying.. Keep Safe Out There

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