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Old 11-01-2021, 11:35   #46
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Re: US documentation scam

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Wow, I just did a Google search on "NVDC" (the USCG's National Vessel Documentation Center...the official way to handle vessel docummentation)...about half a dozen other web sites showed up first, several with ".us" domain names, and all styled to look very much like the real NVDC's web page.

Note that the actual NVDC domain name is "www.dco.uscg.mil".
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https://www.dco.uscg.mil/Our-Organiz...tation-Center/
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Old 11-01-2021, 13:10   #47
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Re: US documentation scam

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Wow, I just did a Google search on "NVDC" (the USCG's National Vessel Documentation Center...the official way to handle vessel docummentation)...about half a dozen other web sites showed up first, several with ".us" domain names, and all styled to look very much like the real NVDC's web page.

Note that the actual NVDC domain name is "www.dco.uscg.mil".
Thanks for bringing this back up as a reminder.
Although, I think the scam is starting to dry up as the CG no longer lists owners names and addresses. All they have to go on now is names and addresses already in their database. No new chumps (clients) to enlist for their over-priced services.
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