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Margaret S05/06/2016 14:10:46
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Unless Katy says otherwise, I have received an odd 'bombshell' email from her. Be aware.

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mandy05/06/2016 21:07:21
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I received one today from Marlene

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Katy06/06/2016 09:32:24
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Oh dear, no that wasn't from me. Sorry everyone.

maria hewitt06/06/2016 09:38:40
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I got one too, it went straight to spam though. had a link to click on, looked a strange address, so thought id come here, but clearly others have beaten me to it.

Maria.

Tessa07/06/2016 15:24:56
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Thanks Margaret ... will keep an eye open....

Tessa

Winnie the B.O.L.B20/06/2016 09:19:47
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I've never had one from Katy but I've had quite a lot from the "gang" on here since all of this started back last year. Most of mine have tended to "come" from Marlene, Marion T and Tessa although I have had the occasional one from Mandy and Margaret S. As Maria says, the sender addresses tend to look just slightly strange - not quite the way they are listed in my address book in terms of the sender's name - but not always. The few times I have "opened" them as far as the initial email, they always have a link in them which means I never open them beyond that. My son, who is fairly computer savvy, says that as long as you don't click on that, it won't "harm" your computer. The only problem can to be that it tells the spam sender that your email address is still a "live" one so you may get more of the rubbish.

I wonder where the first "break-in occurred - it's weird, because I have only ever had one that wasn't from members of the Forum with whom I have exchanged personal emails! Don't take that the wrong way, girls - I still want to have that kind of contact with you, I am just reflecting on how it has happened in the first place

Mind you, he also tells me that clicking "unsubscribe" to get rid of "ordinary" junk or advertising emails, also tells a sender that your email address is live so it may then get you added to another list to send more junk!!! You can't win!!!

Winnie xx

Marian T24/06/2016 10:05:42
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Have received spam mail from Tessa, Margaret over past few days and Angela this morning...

I know we don't have control over these Spams but if anyone wants to send me a message can you PM me on here please as I will delete any PP 'emails' I receive and wouldn't want to delete a valid email.

Thanks

Mariansad

Tessa24/06/2016 12:28:18
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Oh Marian, I do wish there was something we could do about all this spam nonsence...so sorry to worry you....but I think your idea of a PM first is a good one....

Tessa x

Marian T24/06/2016 13:32:58
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No blame on any of us Tess as we are the victims of this scam. Hopefully by agreeing to PM each other to advise of an impending email from an individual then we can delete any emails without opening.

Hope you and Terry are well.

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Winnie the B.O.L.B25/06/2016 23:45:58
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Marlene - did you just email me at my personal email address? I suspect not so I haven't clicked on the link.

Winnie xx

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