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[*] Post 502183 posted on 4-4-2016 at 01:05 Reply With Quote
suspect e-mail from bobbykat

I got an e-mail, purportedly from bobbykat, with a link in it. The return address in the e-mail is ****@methodist.org.uk . Bobbykat does not live in the UK, so I am suspicious that the e-mail is a trick to get me to click on the link therein (I have not done so).

What do you think?

I could post the link, if you wish

I have not been in touch with bobbykat for a few years.

I will probably send her an e-mail about this if I still have her e-mail address. But, I thought it might be of some interest for discussion here at KF.

Notice I have not quoted words from the e-mail, which I think is against KF rules.
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[*] Post 502188 posted on 4-4-2016 at 03:14 Reply With Quote

Try replying to the email asking a question only Bobbykat would know the answer to.
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[*] Post 502189 posted on 4-4-2016 at 07:12 Reply With Quote

Sounds like spam.
I get similar emails too, I've never opened it (Gmail sends it to spam folder, but I can see the first line). The messages goes something like this:

Hi Quaver http://www.???????????? Thank you!

Someone probably got the email address from somewhere, and are sending spam with my friend's from address.

Unless, that is, it has a proper message.
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