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They Received Bitcoin Payment With Fake Starlink Site In Iran

An unknown person or group of scammers set up a fake website for Starlink, SpaceX’s satellite internet project. This site claims that Starlink has started to serve in Iran, selling internet to Iranians for half the price. It is not yet known how many people were defrauded in the incident.

Internet via satellite project that Elon Musk’s space transportation company SpaceX has been working on for a long time “Starlink“, this time it was used in a fraud case. The fraudsters who tried to sell Starlink subscriptions through a website they set up in Iran, also tried to pay. Bitcoin They were aiming to ensure their privacy by accepting them. However, the fact that careful consumers noticed this situation revealed the fraudulent deception.

starlinkiran.comThis website, which established the site by taking the domain name “, is owned by Starlink. to the original site fake scammers for Starlink’s satellite equipment $ 249, also for monthly subscription fee $ 49 they wanted. However, these numbers were also not accurate because people who were interested in the subject already knew that the price of the internet kit was $ 499 and the subscription fee was $ 99 per month. scammers, keeping the price affordable they wanted to defraud more Iranians.

This is what the fake Starlink site opened in Iran looks like

Starlink İran

When we check the owner of the internet domain name on “Who is”, we can see that this domain name is a California based company “Dynadot“. When we do research about the company, Dynadot, which was established in 2002, has been working on domain name registration for years. However, the information on the internet reveals some information about this company. with dubious circumstances it is said.

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Fraudulent website focused on Iranian consumers still in active state. It is also unknown whether the founders of this site are defrauding people. However, industry sources say that Starlink is seen as a hope in many countries where internet access is still difficult. This means that Iranians have already given scammers that you may have lost money clear indication…