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2chacha
New Pal

USA
42 Posts

Posted - 09/02/2006 :  11:36:17 PM  Show Profile  Visit 2chacha's Homepage Send 2chacha a Private Message
Yahoo puts all spam messages into a spam folder, and then deletes them after 30 days. If they block any legitimate messages from KR, the messages will end up in the user's spam folder. People can then mark messages in their spam folders as "not spam", which should start delivering KR mail to the inbox again. The same is true for Gmail as well.

Jen
http://chachaknits.blogspot.com
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2chacha
New Pal

USA
42 Posts

Posted - 09/02/2006 :  11:36:17 PM  Show Profile  Visit 2chacha's Homepage Send 2chacha a Private Message
Yahoo puts all spam messages into a spam folder, and then deletes them after 30 days. If they block any legitimate messages from KR, the messages will end up in the user's spam folder. People can then mark messages in their spam folders as "not spam", which should start delivering KR mail to the inbox again. The same is true for Gmail as well.

Jen
http://chachaknits.blogspot.com
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ozknitter
Permanent Resident

Australia
3290 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  02:05:28 AM  Show Profile Send ozknitter a Private Message
Hi Clara,

I should have read all the forums before sending you yet another email. Sorry.

Knit in peace and harmony.


Rose in Melbourne, Australia.
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ozknitter
Permanent Resident

Australia
3290 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  02:05:28 AM  Show Profile Send ozknitter a Private Message
Hi Clara,

I should have read all the forums before sending you yet another email. Sorry.

Knit in peace and harmony.


Rose in Melbourne, Australia.
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Jane
SustaYning Member

USA
4369 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  03:19:42 AM  Show Profile  Visit Jane's Homepage Send Jane a Private Message
Do you mean to tell me that Mr. Douglas Amed, whose poor father was poisoned by his unscrupulous business associates, is not going to give me $950,000.00 in return for my generous help?

Bummer.

I'm so sorry that you have to deal with this, Clara. The least Mr. Douglas Ahmed could do is cut you a slice of the money pie! [**]

Jane

Blog: Not Plain Jane
Photos: My Flickr Album
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Jane
SustaYning Member

USA
4369 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  03:19:42 AM  Show Profile  Visit Jane's Homepage Send Jane a Private Message
Do you mean to tell me that Mr. Douglas Amed, whose poor father was poisoned by his unscrupulous business associates, is not going to give me $950,000.00 in return for my generous help?

Bummer.

I'm so sorry that you have to deal with this, Clara. The least Mr. Douglas Ahmed could do is cut you a slice of the money pie! [**]

Jane

Blog: Not Plain Jane
Photos: My Flickr Album
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yarnlover
Permanent Resident

1745 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  09:58:45 AM  Show Profile Send yarnlover a Private Message
quote:
But, please, in a lighter vein, explain to me how anyone would be stupid enough to think that some stranger is going to mail you 12 million dollars and split it with you just for nothing.

Oh, you mean I won't be getting my money?? [blush]

But seriously, some time ago there was a story either on radio or TV, I can't remember which, about these scams, and part of it was about some guy who actually fell for it. Apparently he flew to South Africa to get the money, and was picked up at the airport by the scammers. They took him to a house, and then told him they needed $2000 for some reason. I don't remember the details of why, but he withdrew the money and gave it to them. I wish I could remember the entire thing, I don't, but I do remember that he went along for quite a while before realizing the truth. I geuss that is what greed can do to a person.

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yarnlover
Permanent Resident

1745 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  09:58:45 AM  Show Profile Send yarnlover a Private Message
quote:
But, please, in a lighter vein, explain to me how anyone would be stupid enough to think that some stranger is going to mail you 12 million dollars and split it with you just for nothing.

Oh, you mean I won't be getting my money?? [blush]

But seriously, some time ago there was a story either on radio or TV, I can't remember which, about these scams, and part of it was about some guy who actually fell for it. Apparently he flew to South Africa to get the money, and was picked up at the airport by the scammers. They took him to a house, and then told him they needed $2000 for some reason. I don't remember the details of why, but he withdrew the money and gave it to them. I wish I could remember the entire thing, I don't, but I do remember that he went along for quite a while before realizing the truth. I geuss that is what greed can do to a person.

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sgoldfried
Seriously Hooked

Canada
769 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  12:04:12 PM  Show Profile Send sgoldfried a Private Message
dear clara
this is me the idiot who couldnt get on the blog most ot my problem came from these horrendous emails and they picked alikely one didnt know what to do and opening the miserable emails i am getting porno
my computer is going to be checked out next week and do apoligize for all the times i emailed you
sylvia
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sgoldfried
Seriously Hooked

Canada
769 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  12:04:12 PM  Show Profile Send sgoldfried a Private Message
dear clara
this is me the idiot who couldnt get on the blog most ot my problem came from these horrendous emails and they picked alikely one didnt know what to do and opening the miserable emails i am getting porno
my computer is going to be checked out next week and do apoligize for all the times i emailed you
sylvia
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Solaris
Permanent Resident

Canada
4158 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  2:52:45 PM  Show Profile Send Solaris a Private Message
Is anyone else starting to have ANY computer problems after you got that fraudulent e-mail? My computer worked just fine yesterday and started to have problems maybe 4 hrs afterwards. It is much slower today, the web pages either load or not, had trouble opening my e-mail, etc. My programs either open or not. I also have trouble closing them. My husband's comupter does not have this problem so I gather it is not the internet provider's problem.
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Solaris
Permanent Resident

Canada
4158 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  2:52:45 PM  Show Profile Send Solaris a Private Message
Is anyone else starting to have ANY computer problems after you got that fraudulent e-mail? My computer worked just fine yesterday and started to have problems maybe 4 hrs afterwards. It is much slower today, the web pages either load or not, had trouble opening my e-mail, etc. My programs either open or not. I also have trouble closing them. My husband's comupter does not have this problem so I gather it is not the internet provider's problem.
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sgoldfried
Seriously Hooked

Canada
769 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  6:06:45 PM  Show Profile Send sgoldfried a Private Message
hi chatty knitter
this is exactly my problem you will find that you problem is in your email and your computer will start crashing i cant clear this up
if you do find the answer to this please let me know
sylvia
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sgoldfried
Seriously Hooked

Canada
769 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  6:06:45 PM  Show Profile Send sgoldfried a Private Message
hi chatty knitter
this is exactly my problem you will find that you problem is in your email and your computer will start crashing i cant clear this up
if you do find the answer to this please let me know
sylvia
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ozknitter
Permanent Resident

Australia
3290 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  6:51:30 PM  Show Profile Send ozknitter a Private Message
Hi,

I have noticed that my computer is much slower, I just thought it was my son downloading stuff on the other one.

I guess I'll have to reformat it.

Knit in peace and harmony.


Rose in Melbourne, Australia.
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ozknitter
Permanent Resident

Australia
3290 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  6:51:30 PM  Show Profile Send ozknitter a Private Message
Hi,

I have noticed that my computer is much slower, I just thought it was my son downloading stuff on the other one.

I guess I'll have to reformat it.

Knit in peace and harmony.


Rose in Melbourne, Australia.
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llinn
honorary angel

USA
1650 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  8:05:28 PM  Show Profile Send llinn a Private Message
I got an email purporting to be from paypal about my account with them today. I am nearly certain that I read a few weeks or months ago that emails of this type--telling you someone tried to access your paypal account and offering a link to go update your information is, infact, a fraud--a phishing expedition.

I suspect that the scam emails sent out yesterday from MarryDikko and her brother were a way of tracking email addresses so that, upset by the scam, we would be more likely to respond to the paypal email and update credit card information.

I may be wrong, but I would urge people not to respond to the paypal email until after you contact paypal yourself if you have an account.

Llinn
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llinn
honorary angel

USA
1650 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  8:05:28 PM  Show Profile Send llinn a Private Message
I got an email purporting to be from paypal about my account with them today. I am nearly certain that I read a few weeks or months ago that emails of this type--telling you someone tried to access your paypal account and offering a link to go update your information is, infact, a fraud--a phishing expedition.

I suspect that the scam emails sent out yesterday from MarryDikko and her brother were a way of tracking email addresses so that, upset by the scam, we would be more likely to respond to the paypal email and update credit card information.

I may be wrong, but I would urge people not to respond to the paypal email until after you contact paypal yourself if you have an account.

Llinn
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bcartercps
Warming Up

USA
80 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  8:31:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit bcartercps's Homepage Send bcartercps a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by jcc28

Do you mean to tell me that Mr. Douglas Amed, whose poor father was poisoned by his unscrupulous business associates, is not going to give me $950,000.00 in return for my generous help?

Bummer.

Jane


Hey Jane - I told Mr. Amed that since I'd be seeing you at the Retreat in a few weeks, that I'd be HAPPY to deliver your share to you. He was most agreeable!

~Beth
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bcartercps
Warming Up

USA
80 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2006 :  8:31:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit bcartercps's Homepage Send bcartercps a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by jcc28

Do you mean to tell me that Mr. Douglas Amed, whose poor father was poisoned by his unscrupulous business associates, is not going to give me $950,000.00 in return for my generous help?

Bummer.

Jane


Hey Jane - I told Mr. Amed that since I'd be seeing you at the Retreat in a few weeks, that I'd be HAPPY to deliver your share to you. He was most agreeable!

~Beth
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