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7/13/19
Lost access to several Google accounts after domain used for login emails expired 1 Recommended Answer 30 Replies 10 Upvotes
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I lost access to several Google accounts after I mistakenly left a domain name expire last year. The domain name has now been snatched up by a domain reselling company which will only sell it for an exorbitant sum of money.

The trouble is that the login emails for the Google accounts in question were all on this domain name. When I try to login to the Google accounts in question, even though I do know what the login email addresses and passwords were, it's trying to send verification codes to the login emails before letting me in (it says my device is unrecognized). I can't check the login emails to access the codes since the domain is no longer in my control.

Tried going through the recovery process (putting in month and date account opened etc.) and at the end of it, it just says that it was unable to verify I own the accounts in question. 

What can I do? There was no alternate email on these accounts, or phone number etc.? I also no longer have the same IP address I likely logged in from to these accounts last time I logged in to them. What I do know for certain are the login emails and the passwords.
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7/13/19
I have done all those things. In particular I am 100% sure of the correct passwords and pretty certain of the month/year the accounts were opened. I cannot access any IPs previously used to login though.

What is happening right now is that after asking me the verification questions it tells me that more time will be needed to review my case and asks me for another contact email where I can be reached. After entering and verifying that, it says the contact email was verified successfully but then it also adds that it is unable to verify I own the accounts. Doesn't look like anyone will be reviewing my case after all from the way the message is written.

The contents of the accounts in question present a serious identity theft concern so I am really not sure what to do here.
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7/13/19
Doesn't look like anyone will be reviewing my case after all from the way the message is written.
 
True.
 
The contents of the accounts in question present a serious identity theft concern...
 
Yea, but if you can't get access to the accounts (knowing the address and password) no one else can either.
 
There is one final thing you can try.  Please fill out the form using the following link:  https://goo.gl/ezvUTH   The Account Recovery team will review the information you provided and contact you in a day or few.
 
This article will provide useful guidelines for the “Describe your issue” question: http://gmailaccountrecovery.blogspot.com/#describe
 
There aren’t any other options available beyond this manual review by Google.  This is basically your final option for trying to prove ownership and recover the account.
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7/13/19
Yea, but if you can't get access to the accounts (knowing the address and password) no one else can either.

Unfortunately I think the party that now controls the domain can do it - they're in a better position than me. They have the email addresses in their possession now through their domain ownership. They can then do the Forgot Password procedure using those email addresses to retrieve the verification codes Google sends out. They now have the emails, passwords, and verification codes, so it seems to me they can access the accounts.

I only know what the email addresses were and the passwords, but I can't actually check verification codes sent to those emails.

I'll give your form a shot, thanks. There are many emails (and corresponding accounts) though in this situation - over a dozen. Looks like that form needs to be filled out once for each of them?
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1/26/20
My google account has been compeonised, ever since i installed google aurhenticator 2 accounts have been hacked, i am now on my 3rd account snd so far not one break into the account as i am not using google authenticator l!ive lost hundreds of thousands of Rands/Dollars due to this breach and needless to say years of memories of phoros and passwords i entrusted to google. I have my 2 back codes however google will not land in the site to assist me with recovery. My phone was stolen and subsewuently password was chsmfed numerous times and so was the recovery email and telepgone number. What the hell do i do, ive struffled for almost 5 months tk regain acess and giess what still dont have them back in my lawful possession. My id was cloned and identity stolen, thanks Google for not returning an email accoint to a lawful owner, using the same network (no VPN) and same computers and mobike so ive dine it sll and no resolce. Sweet
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