SCAM ALERT: Dont let your domain name fall into the wrong hands!

We have become aware of a number of scam emails doing the rounds informing you that your domain has expired and requires payment for renewal.  Unfortunately a couple of our clients have been caught out and have made payment!
How to avoid being scammed
  • Check the sender of the email. If Artful manages your domain name/s, then our emails regarding domain name renewals are the only ones you should pay attention to!
  • If we dont, check whether the email has come from your domain name provider.
  • Confirm that the domain name in the unsolicited email/invoice matches yours exactly.  It may have one letter different.
  • Check whether your domain name is actually due for renewal.
  • If you are EVER unsure forward us a copy and we can have a look for you.

Dont let your domain name fall into the wrong hands!

Contact us on 1300 278 385 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. anytime. We are more than happy to help :) 

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