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Re: E-mail Scam, Addressess being collected of mailing list :: Advice Requested

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 05:02:44AM -0700, Sêrêciya Kurdistanî wrote:
>   I just recieved an e-mail from "lawmbeki100@indiatimes.com", India, and
>   I recognized it as the Lawrence Mbeki Bank scam, which I heard about in
>   our discussions with some friends.
>   I have reason to believe that these scammers are collecting e-mail addresses
>   off of our mailing list users, I'm taking this very seriously and would like
>   ask the more experienced of you on what action to take next.

Spammers and scammers collect e-mail addresses from all over the net.
There's really nothing specific to this mailing list about it.

> I will try to attach the original e-mail message, if it does not
> show up, please feel free to contact me.

Don't repost scams to lists, please. Most of us probably already have
plenty of copies if we want to look. :)


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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