This Guy bought Million dollar for just $12 dollars

| October 3, 2015

domains for cheap what - and not even godaddy but Google domain registration service

Domain Names Sell for as low as 0.99 cents to $35.6 million just for internet domain name. which is probably worth millions of dollars got accidentally sold to a buyer last week for a very small fee this week, possibly leaving many google employees redfaced. In fact insurance .com did sell for $35.6million (yep just for the name in 2010.

How did google lose domain name for just $12

In one of the weirdest stories I’ve ever read online a guy called Sanmay Ved has detailed how he was able to use Google’s own domain service to buy for just $12.

the accidental sale for $12 and purchase

Apparently Sanmay was playing around in Google Domains just to see if there was any interesting domains he could buy. He searched and was surprised that it was available. He could not believe his luck and instantly just purchased the domain without thinking about it. He then decided to add it to his cart and check out and realised all he needed to pay was just the small amount of $12 to own one of the most popular names on the internet.

While this story is as unbelievable as it is, like hitting a gold mine, the joy didn’t last for long. The domain was for a short time was actually registered to Sanmay Ved, as it showed in his Google Webmaster Tools with his existing domain and he also received a set of emails from Google accounts, the details of which he hasn’t disclosed.

Surprisingly he did say that that he had not received similar emails for previous domain purchases.THE domain at THE price! $.99 .COM Domains from GoDaddy!

What happened next was expected, Google managed to reverse the transaction and sanmay was refunded the $12 he spent for the domain and the domain name went back to google.

It is said that this obviously could be done easily because google domains owns the registration service, however had another big registrar like ( which sells domains names for currently as low as 0.99 cents ) or or had laid their hands on such a nice prize it would have been another story altogether.


You can read the whole post that sanmay ved posted on his linked in account over here.

Here are some pics from his Linked in account

His linked in profile

sanmay ved in linked in domain hunter

His purchase

the sanmay ved cheap domain name purchase

This news story has rocked the internet going viral  and has been reported by many tops technology news giants like Cnet, Forbes and many more (including us)

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Some more high piced sale of domains

  1. $35 million in 2007
  2. $30.18 million in 2012
  3. $18 million in 2009
  4. $17 million in 2015
  5. $16 million in 2009
  6. 2008 £9.99 million

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