Fake Domain - Template to Report Impersonation/Cloning to Domain Provider
Email template to report cases of domain impersonation and request them take down the violating domain
TO: abuse@registrardomainname SUBJECT: Impersonation Report
My name is [IH’s name] from Access Now Digital Security Helpline. We are a free-of-charge resource for civil society around the world. I’m respectfully contacting you to ask for your assistance with a digital security issue that was recently reported to our Helpline.
A website with this URL: [Fake Website URL], which is hosted by [hosting/domain provider name], is impersonating this legitimate website: [Legitimate Website URL]
[Explanations of client’s ownership/trademark registration and adversary’s intent]
[Specific link/description of impersonated materials]
We are asking for your assistance in taking down the fake website:
Fake website: URL
Original website: URL
In advance, we appreciate your responsiveness, and gently request your immediate action to solve the above-mentioned situation.