Legal Administrator email@example.com January 5, 2012 Dear Administrative Contact: I am contacting you on behalf of Macy's, Inc. its subsidiaries and operating divisions including Macy's department stores (herein referred to as "Macy's".) We manage the Internet monitoring function for Macy's brand identity issues on the Internet. The following website: (my website url) uses our client's intellectual property in the domain name and site content. As owner, Macy's has the exclusive right to reproduce and use its trademarks and authorize such reproduction and use. They do not recognize your use of their intellectual property as authorized vendor and your use of their trademark is a violation of their rights. As such, Macy's requests that you remove all use of the infringing materials from this and any other sites owned or operated by you, and provide written confirmation within seven (7) days of the date of this letter. Please address these issues immediately. Should you have any questions feel free to contact me at the information provided below. Thank you for helping us protect the Brand. If you are authorized to use the Brand and believe you have received this in error, please provide the name and number of your contact within the company in order to verify your use and close the matter. Sincerely, Legal Notification ----------------- is this legit? or a scare tactic? i just registered the domain a week ago and have not set up the website at all - so theres nothing on the website AT ALL cept the hostgator default landing page.