Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: a spammer uses ur resources

From: Martin <>

This email with the subject "a spammer uses ur resources" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 02 Mar 2009 07:05:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Martin <>, although it may have been spoofed.


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Yahoo: is used by this spammer

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|Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 22:33:30 +0800
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|X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1158
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|   Hi,
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|   Sincerely,
|   April Johnson
|   Assistant HR
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