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Preventing repeat spam

pluggulp
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I have a problem with repeat spam. The sender varies and I always add the sender to the blockllist. The problem is that the email always shows the recipient to be fredschoor@ziggo.nl and not myself! What is going on?

How has VM email been circumvented and how do I put a stop to it please?

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Cardiffman282
Knows their stuff

Interesting one as I am pretty sure Ziggo in the Netherlands is the company that handles emails on behalf of Virgin Media/Liberty Global. 

I'm not a Very Insightful Person (just a little bit, sometimes). I don't work for Virgin Media (but then nor do any of the offshore customer service agents).

Albi1
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i have the same problem getting about 6 emails a day showing the recipient to be the same fredschoor@ziggo.nl 

Evidently the spammers are using this address as a blind copy i have put the address in the blocked list does not stop it. i have looked up lots of stuff on this.I have contacted acml.nl which is a site in holland to report this yesterday will have to see what happens. another suggestion was don't open the emails up just delete them.

I did also try to put a rule in if there is any mention in the email of fredschoor@ziggo.nl to just delete it. Again have to wait to see what happens.. Perhaps somebody on Virgin media can help. wil update you 

 

I am getting fed up with them used to get a few its know out of hand 

Thank you Albi1 for this input. I used to just delete them but like with you it has now got out of hand. Here is hoping that a VM specialist will come in to assist

Albi1
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Lets hope so 

用心棒
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Consider creating the following Filter Rule in webmail:
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NB flag colour is set to help identify messages moved to Spam folder by this rule

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Yes this is what I have done

This morning that's what I tried i put in any emails sent to me with that email address be discarded and so far all has been quiet. But thanks for sharing visually what you have done. Will come back tomorrow and report. 

Look forward to learning about your outcome, Albi.  I have had 2 fred messages today , one offering a coffee maker and the other a mystery box. 

I have now set the rule but I could not find the coloured flag that was referred to. Can you help please?

用心棒
Very Insightful Person
Very Insightful Person

Select Add action and then Set colour flag, as highlighted below:
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Albi1
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Hi Pluggulp and very insightful person

Unfortunately yes i got 2 emails this morning same as you and another one in my other account for the first time.

so what i done yesterday seems to have failed so i have redone the rule . Unfortunately i cannot save the page to send  you as to what i have done. perhaps our friend explain how he saves the page thank you