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Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby Aisles » Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:41 pm

just had advertising spam sent to my inbox by newmail555 can admin please sort it

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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby sweetpea » Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:56 pm

Ive got one as well but mine says newmail445. Ive not opened it.

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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby Joy » Tue Sep 22, 2015 6:43 am

That's a bit worrying and annoying. Do you mean they are in your messages box? I haven't had anything.
I've pm'ed you.
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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby Aisles » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:25 am

yep it was a private message and sorry it's user 'newmail445'

I expect he'll spam all the non mods and non admin people.

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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby vwcamperfan » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:46 am

newmail445 has spammed me too - trying to sell me a Crochet book!

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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby christina-1 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:58 am

I was spammed too. I don't even crochet :lol:

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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox  Topic is solved

Postby Joy » Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:42 am

Sorry about this folks I have asked mods to look into it.
I'm not a techy but as this person joined the forum on Saturday it seems they pm'ed all the people currently posting, so I'm guessing it's someone just taking a chance albeit a very cheeky unacceptable one rather than anything automated.

And I suspect the solution will be to ban them from the forum.

Please excersize common sense and don't open anything you aren't sure of.

Thanks for letting me know and if there are any more coming through please let us know on this thread. Mods don't have access to your personal PM boxes. (Although Peter our tech wizard might)
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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby sweetpea » Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:36 pm

Ive replied to your email Joy.

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Re: Reporting spam in my inbox

Postby Helen » Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:01 am

I got that as well cheeky monkey.. :lol:


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