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I don't know why I got the payment receipt from paypal since I don't think that I had puchased any Domain Names/Hosting Services

Domain Names/Hosting Services

Subtotal $9.15 USD
Total $9.15 USD
Payment $9.15 USD
PayPal Balance $9.15 USD
Payment sent to billing@secureserver.net

I don't think this is fair, it looks like scam

Sulaiman Phan


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A  22nd of Mar, 2010 by 
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same thing happened to me today.. WTF??!!
N  23rd of Mar, 2010 by 
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Domain Names/Hosting Services - recuring payments
Domain Names/Hosting Services
United States
Phone: 480-624-2500

Domain Names/Hosting Services

billing my paypal account services that I never contracted for.
N  26th of May, 2010 by 
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This just happened to me today...they took $25 dollars out of my acct. I cancelled the agreement...that was said I had ...i am going to place a complaint with paypal.

You've authorized use of your PayPal account for future payments to Domain Names/Hosting Services.

Billing ID B-7H884720BJ230201J
Status Cancelled on May 26, 2010
Merchant Business Name Domain Names/Hosting Services
Customer Service Email billing@secureserver.net
Customer Service Phone 480-624-2500

Bill Term Initiated Date May 27, 2009
Billing Limit $500.00 USD (per month)
Total Billed This Cycle $25.51 USD

Funding Source
N  13th of Dec, 2010 by 
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The same happened with me just...I have no idea about this how it happens?
N  25th of Jun, 2011 by 
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I had the same thing happen for $179.64 USD! Two years of web hosting service! Paypal reversed the charge and my account has been canceled with this Domain Names/Hosting Services. No renewal notice was received if I had ever used this service I don't remember... maybe two years ago??? Switched to Godaddy which always gives renewal noticed and the chance to turnoff auto renewals too.
A  22nd of Jan, 2014 by 
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At 05:50:04 PST, $14.95 was taken from my paypal account by a merchant calling itself Domain Names/Hosting Services. An email of billing@secureserver.net and a phone number of: 480-624-2500 was attached. The receipt gave no domain name at all, much less one of mine. I called the number and was told no human was available to take my call.

Paypal Transaction ID: 90014935L3821803X
Receipt ID: B-7L725426D01390241

There is nothing at secureserver.net except an outlook web access server. A whois look-up shows that the registrar is www.wildwestdomains.com. I went to wildwestdomains.com and called but no human was available to take my call at 1:05 PM PST. I put the address listed under “contact us” into maps.google.com and used street level view to see if there was really a business there and what its name is and saw the company’s name is Starfield.com. I called them and was asked for my credit card number or bank account information so they could look it up. Um... No.

Taking a closer look at the whois result for secureserver.net I saw that all three companies are part of godaddy. Same address and all. Called godaddy and was told there was no number to talk to anyone about fraud, but they gave me an email address of ccinquiry@secureserver.net. Godaddy also confirmed that all the companies are the same.
A  26th of Jan, 2014 by 
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Same thing happened to me on my Paypal account. I don't remember authorizing any recurring payments from secureserver.net. I canceled the payment and hopefully that does it. It's interesting that badams_ios tracked it back to godaddy.com...
A  26th of May, 2014 by 
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Same thing just happened to me today. 49.99 US removed from my account via Paypal.
N  26th of Sep, 2014 by 
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N  20th of May, 2015 by 
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It's OK. Please Check anywhere you have purchased domains. Many sites are actually godaddy resellers websites. They can be called ANYTHING (i.e. 123SampleDomains.com) and you probably purchased a domain or hosting from them.

All my DNH*Domain/Hosting charges are from www.OfficialWebDomain.com (which is a reseller at great prices) and are valid renewal charges in my case.

You most likely received an email from the (name of where you purchased domain/hosting) on the same/near the date. If you didn't make sure that you don't have an old email address in your account as people change their emails and wonder why they don't get the notice of renewals.

Again, CHECK ANYWHERE you have your domains/hosting/websites and you'll probably see the charge for auto and manual renewals. When you have a DNH* charge it may be with your 'other' domain account and probably not a godaddy's main website account.
A  25th of Aug, 2015 by 
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9757 Pine Lake Dr Apt 2041
Houston, TX 77055-6156
from australia, they have got me as well and taken 320 from my account for a domain name only to be screwed around! RENEE PRISK
other associated names they go under are...Geek Square
Ballistic Domains
Domains Your Way
Genicks, Inc.
Wild West Domains
D  14th of Feb, 2016 by 
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Domain Names/Hosting Services
I was the customer with a reseller of Online brand, but now I buy domains/hosting for my clients directly from Online.
Clarification: Online ISP runs the brand "Online" at their site https://the-Online.com/ wherein they offer domain name reseller plans to individuals and businesses that set up their own white-label sites with unique names like Domains Priced Right, Mad Dogs Domains, Fx domains, etc.
Online also sells domain name registrations to individuals through their own site too.
Online uses secureserver.net URL as a secure site which is their back-end site to process payments, handle billing and technical things, and also a secure log in place for your "My Account" section from where you can renew/purchase products/services.
When you purchase/renew a domain name at Online or at any of their reseller site through PayPal, you will be billed by Online through their affiliate company Domain Names/Hosting Services. Billing@secureserver.net or any other email address like Support@secureserver.net will not work if you want to make further inquiry about your order/refunds/cancellation. Those email address are just for sending our domain name renewal notices, order confirmation emails, newsletters, etc. If you need any billing / technical support, directly contact: support@the-online.com

Auto-renewal is a protection offered to you which enables you to carry on your business/work without worrying about domain name renewal dates, hosting plan renewal dates, etc. As per your Legal Agreements, you as a customer agree to for renewal billing if you make a payment through your PayPal account. You can cancel auto-renewal of domains by logging at My Account section at https://the-Online.com/

For more information to cancel your Domain Names/Hosting Services Billing contact the following email address:
website: https://the-online.com/
N  18th of May, 2016 by 
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These nosebags charged me for an annual fee for websites that had been cancelled over a year ago AND WILL NOT REFUND THE FEE.

My recommendation: DO NOT do business with crooks. DNH Domain Hosting is a bunch of crooks! There is no other way to describe them.

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