As computer technician working in the industry for over 20 years, I have noticed an increasing trend in people fixing their own computing issues such as re-installing and operating system or install new drivers for a piece of hardware.
These domain registration scams have been around for a long time now, some even come in the physical mail. The scammers try everything they can to make the registration sound like it is a legitimate request/service.
Now in to April 2019 you would think that this kind of scam email would be a thing of the past being how obvious that it is a scam. However there must be a few souls out there that are still falling for this Sextortion Scam that started a few years ago.