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Watch Out and Warn Others About Twitter Identity Theft on

Written by Steve Rhode

I just received the following Twitter message.

When I clicked on the link it took me to a page for a site that spoofs the Twitter site and asks you for your credentials. Entering your Twitter information here ( will lead to it being given over to a spoofer.

As you can see, if you are not careful, you might mistake the actual Twitter site for this spam site.

The spammers, or crooks, are using a domain name that might appear to be Twitter at a quick glance. That alone makes this a scam to warn others about.

The domain was registered on September 1, 2012 by Chen Wei in Shang Hai City, China. To compound the deception there is one other site located on the same server –

The server is reportedly located in Hong Kong.

I have reported the spoof to Twitter but please help warn others so they don’t fall prey to


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Steve Rhode

Steve Rhode is the Get Out of Debt Guy and has been helping good people with bad debt problems since 1994. You can learn more about Steve, here.

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