No matter how many times this topic is brought to attention, its sad to see some newbies falling prey for this kind of Domain Name Appraisal Scam.
Received the below email and thought of sharing with everyone.
we have an interest to purchase your domain XXXX and offer between 50% and 65% of the appraised value.
We accept appraisals from companies such as
If you already have an appraisal please forward it to us.
Please let us know whether you are interested. Upon review of your valuation and in case of an agreement we send payments via PayPal for amounts less than $2,000 and via Escrow.com for amounts above $2,000, as well as further instructions on how to complete the transfer of the domain name.
We appreciate your business,
Domain Trade LLC