TargetPrizes.com

Is targetcontests.com a hoax website? YES

scamFRAUDalert see it necessary to issue this ALERT as consumers are complaining receiving text messages stating they had just won a $1,000.00 Gift Card.

The recipients are then directed to go to http://Targetcontest.com and enter some code xxxx to claim their prize. They are further instructed to act within 24 hrs. The phone numbers listed to call are

  • 1-832-726-2867
  • 616-573-5992
  • 909-764-7694
  • 619-972-6122
  • 323-240-6914
  • 619-481-8220
  • 612-750-4220
  • 909-524-8136
  • 619-346-5565
  • 647-206-9285
  • 909-538-6507
  • 619-961-0201
  • 619-985-5943
  • 857-444-5568
  • 877-397-6780
  • 619-876-0993
  • 619-573-5992
  • 732-362-0042
  • 804-389-6606
  • 804 389 6606
  • 985-259-0107
  • 985-718-7784
  • 404-558-2989
  • 909-762-5224
  • (951)902-5827
  • 909-762-4729
  • 951-902-5827
  • 951-992-2043
  • 985-259-2058
  • 307-094-6190
  • 951-856-2387
  • 218-282-7922
  • 405-321-3375
  • 612-750-4220
  • 612-719-4496
  • 612-751-7898
  • 760-310-7292
  • 951-965-7201
  • 612-719-4496
  • 608-318-4442
  • 612-751-7898
  • 424-202-4292
  • 800-945-6596
  • 909-524-8136

Target Sweepstakes

  1. http://www.targetcontest.com
  2. http://www.targetscontest.com
  3. http://www.target.com
  4. http://www.tgrz.biz

67.222.12.216 resolves to host.mygt.org.
The following A records are set to 67.222.12.216:

  1. bestbuycontests.com
  2. bluewave-inc.com
  3. bluewavemarketinginc.com
  4. mygt.org
  5. ns1-admescor.ahwebhost.com
  6. ns1.bluewavemarketinginc.com
  7. ns1.mygt.org
  8. ns2.mygt.org
  9. walmartcontests.com

Other associated sites

  1. Best Buy – bestbuy.thegiftcarddeal.com
  2. Disney – disney.thegiftcarddeal.com
  3. iPad2 – iPad2.thegiftcarddeal.com
  4. iPhone5 – iphone5.thegiftcarddeal.com
  5. Starbucks – starbucks.thegiftcarddeal.com
  6. Subway – subway.thegiftcarddeal.com
  7. Target – target.thegiftcarddeal.com
  8. Victoria’s Secret – victoriassecret.thegiftcarddeal.com
  9. Walmart – walmart.thegiftcarddeal.com”

The following A records are set to 192.162.102.240:

  • dj-alex-kssa.com
  • targetprizes.com
  • targetwinners.com

92.241.168.200 resolves to dns1.2×4.ru.

The following A records are set to 92.241.168.200:

  • dns1.combatmusic.org
  • ns1.lubovnik.info
  • ns1.multikulti-crew.info
  • ns1.takhzen.com
  • ns1.uspenie.info
  • ns1.x-sh0p.info
  • ns2.multikulti-crew.info
  • ns2.oneload.org
  • ns5.passwordbay.org

Whois Server: whois.enom.com
Referral URL: http://www.enom.com
Name Server: NS1.2X4HOSTING.RU
Name Server: NS2.2X4HOSTING.RU
Status: clientTransferProhibited
Updated Date: 09-nov-2012
Creation Date: 09-nov-2012
Expiration Date: 09-nov-2013

Address lookup
canonical name targetcontests.com
aliases
addresses 67.222.12.216
Domain Whois record

Queried whois.internic.net with “dom targetcontests.com”…

Domain Name: TARGETCONTESTS.COM
Registrar: ENOM, INC.
Whois Server: whois.enom.com
Referral URL: http://www.enom.com
Name Server: NS1.TARGETCONTESTS.COM
Name Server: NS2.TARGETCONTESTS.COM
Status: clientTransferProhibited
Updated Date: 11-nov-2012
Creation Date: 10-nov-2012
Expiration Date: 10-nov-2013

Last update of whois database: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:28:06 UTC
Queried whois.enom.com with “targetcontests.com

Registration Service Provided By: Namecheap.com
Contact: support@namecheap.com
Visit: http://namecheap.com

Domain name: targetcontests.com

Registrant Contact:
WhoisGuard
WhoisGuard Protected ()

Fax:
11400 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
US

Administrative Contact:
WhoisGuard
WhoisGuard Protected (52a46e0f427e40cc8b54c8654c609cdc.protect@whoisguard.com)
+1.6613102107
Fax: +1.6613102107
11400 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
US

Technical Contact:
WhoisGuard
WhoisGuard Protected (52a46e0f427e40cc8b54c8654c609cdc.protect@whoisguard.com)
+1.6613102107
Fax: +1.6613102107
11400 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
US

Status: Locked

Name Servers:
ns1.targetcontests.com
ns2.targetcontests.com

Creation date: 11 Nov 2012 00:40:00
Expiration date: 10 Nov 2013 16:40:00

Network Whois record
Queried whois.arin.net with “n ! NET-67-222-8-0-1

NetRange: 67.222.8.0 – 67.222.15.255
CIDR: 67.222.8.0/21
OriginAS: AS558
NetName: PRIVATE-CA-1
NetHandle: NET-67-222-8-0-1
Parent: NET-67-222-0-0-1
NetType: Reallocated
RegDate: 2011-06-03
Updated: 2011-06-03
Ref: http://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-67-222-8-0-1

OrgName: PrivateSystems Networks CA
OrgId: PNC-28
Address: Net2EZ c/o PrivateSystems Networks
Address: 600 West 7th Street Ste 550
City: Los Angeles
StateProv: CA
PostalCode: 90017
Country: US
RegDate: 2011-06-03
Updated: 2011-08-23
Ref: http://whois.arin.net/rest/org/PNC-28

OrgTechHandle: NOC2915-ARIN
OrgTechName: Network Operations Center
OrgTechPhone: +1-866-332-9894
OrgTechEmail: noc@privatesystems.net
OrgTechRef: http://whois.arin.net/rest/poc/NOC2915-ARIN

OrgAbuseHandle: PNA44-ARIN
OrgAbuseName: PrivateSystems Networks Abuse
OrgAbusePhone: +1-866-332-9894
OrgAbuseEmail: abuse@privatesystems.net
OrgAbuseRef: http://whois.arin.net/rest/poc/PNA44-ARIN

DNS records
name class type data time to live
targetcontests.com IN TXT v=spf1 +a +mx +ip4:67.222.12.216 ?all 14400s (04:00:00)
targetcontests.com IN MX
preference: 0
exchange: targetcontests.com
14400s (04:00:00)
targetcontests.com IN SOA
server: ns1.targetcontests.com
email: 951ryan@gmail.com
serial: 2012111103
refresh: 86400
retry: 7200
expire: 3600000
minimum ttl: 86400
86400s (1.00:00:00)
targetcontests.com IN NS ns2.targetcontests.com 86400s (1.00:00:00)
targetcontests.com IN NS ns1.targetcontests.com 86400s (1.00:00:00)
targetcontests.com IN A 67.222.12.216 14400s (04:00:00)
216.12.222.67.in-addr.arpa IN PTR host.mygt.org 86400s (1.00:00:00)
12.222.67.in-addr.arpa IN SOA
server: ns1.privatesystems.net
email: dns@privatesystems.net
serial: 2012111202
refresh: 10800
retry: 1800
expire: 3600000
minimum ttl: 86400
86400s (1.00:00:00)
12.222.67.in-addr.arpa IN NS ns1.privatesystems.net 86400s (1.00:00:00)
12.222.67.in-addr.arpa IN NS ns2.privatesystems.net 86400s (1.00:00:00)

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