Web design & hosting forum: GoDaddy and ripoff.com scheme

by: eric3213 June 16, 2013 9:08 AM PDT

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GoDaddy and ripoff.com scheme

by eric3213 - 6/16/13 9:08 AM

Go Daddy and www.ripoff.com working together in an extortion scheme? I think so!

I have had a web site for my company (which I both own and operate) for years.
Only this week did I migrate the hosting and registration to GoDaddy from another company.

Within ONE HOUR of my domain transferring to GoDaddy.com, I got a bogus "report" from this website with the most vile descriptive perverted content claiming I personally have attempted to violate a client!

The timing is beyond suspicious, as are the companies involved (GoDaddy and Ripoff)

Both companies are based in AZ. Ripoff is known as being a self perpetuating extortion scheme company website, which generates false reports, only to extort money from companies to have removed the terrible reviews and claims. They hide behind internet consumer protection laws, and have been sued MANY times in court (to no avail) in the past by many other companies and individuals.

Its HIGHLY suspicious that I have operated my own business for over 30 years, and a company website at another hosting company for 10...only to switch to GoDaddy and automatically within an HOUR to get tagged with a false claim at Ripoff. What a great money making scheme. Purchase data from internet companies of new accounts, make false claims, then say if you want the false allegations removed, you have to sign up, and pay for a "in house investigation" by the Ripoff website.

Extortion at its finest!

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