Website Hosting Scam Targeting ABMP Member Websites

ABMP members have recently shared more instances of receiving unsolicited "offers" from various web hosting companies that appear as invoices and imply that members need to pay a certain dollar amount to maintain their website listing as outlined in the news story at www.abmp.com/updates/news/web-hosting-scam-targets-massage-therapists. This confusing “offer” is simply a ploy targeting website domains including www.massagetherapy.com. These web hosting companies include Sunshine Biz Services and Domain Listings.

ABMP members get a free website with hosting as part of membership and never have to pay hosting or domain registration fees.

If you have received this type of correspondence, there are no steps you need to take; you can simply ignore the email or letter.

Here are two examples of fraudulent letters:

 

 

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Comments

Yes. I got one and ignored it. 

Didn't get a scam email. hope i don't. Thanks for the heads up. appreciate it. ABMP is great. I'm grateful for it. Annette Irwin

Thank you very much for the warning, I am sorry you all got one, I hope I don't get one. Much love to all my fellow therapists

People will attempt in any way to fool people with online scams.

Thank you for this news and warning. It's despicable that this is happening at all. People cheating others to make money.