Domain Listings – Website Listing Service

This is an example of a snail-mail phishing scam! If you receive a notice requesting payment for your website or domain, you do NOT need to pay it. University websites and sub-domains are managed internally.

Below is an example of a fake invoice. You’ll notice that it says it is NOT a bill, but an offer, which acts as legal cover for this kind of fraud.

Image of paper soliciting payment for listing the website

Image of paper soliciting payment for listing the website

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About Allison Payne (ACES)

Allison is a Senior IT Support Specialist in the College of ACES, supporting the administration and marketing offices, as well as miscellaneous academic units and industry-affiliated research groups. She has been with the college since 2011 and working on campus since 2005. Allison leads the ACES Technology Services workstation support working group, participates in IT Council Transformation Team initiatives, coordinates the campus Knowledgebase working group, and is the Dell negotiating lead for the campus bulk purchasing initiative. She also conducts software training sessions for ACES faculty and staff for U of I Box, Lists @ ACES, and the Answers @ ACES KB.