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 "firstname.lastname@example.org", 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 [email@example.com]