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Receiving EmailS nor addressed to me

Recently I have been receiving a lot of spam emails where the To line is a completely different email address to my own.  The email address is on the to line not the bcc line. 

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But your adderrss will be somewhere in the bcc line. This is typical of spam.


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Thanks. It’s an odd one there’s only To showing no BCC at all and I’ve only been getting these spam emails recently and they’re always To the same person [REMOVED]

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Re: Receiving EmailS nor addressed to me

You have to delve into the emails source code to see you address as a bcc. Some email clients will show this on the main email screen.

The whole point of using the bcc function is to hide the list of addresses the message has been sent to.

It is a legitimate technique that reputable senders should be using to protect the privacy of people they are bulk emailing.

Sadly it gets abused by spammers.

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Re: Receiving EmailS nor addressed to me

I too am receiving emails addressed to this person. I’ve blocked the address but still getting them!!

didnt want to email the address in case it’s a rogue address.

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