Re: Is this a Scam or Fishing Email, or is it real?

Steve Matzura

Before worrying about whether anything is a scam or not, check the email address from whence came the email. Ignore the name shown, like if it says "Federal Express <>," and you are sure it's not from FedEx, look at the real email address. How to do that depends on your email client. For example, in Thunderbird, there's a way to copy just the email address to the clipboard, and from there you can paste it somewhere and really look at it. I can't tell you how many times I've receives bills of lading from so-called FedEx only to discover the originating address is really something with a .ru (Russia) or .ro (Romania) domain! May these people rot in the hell of their own suffering for all eternity.

On 5/1/2021 12:43 PM, Shirley Healy wrote:
This is a scam! I got some of these emails. They are not true, so you can ignore it.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Dave" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, May 1, 2021 5:41 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] Is this a Scam or Fishing Email, or is it real?


I just received this Email, that tells me I have deactivated my Email,
which is absolutely not true. Never visited my Email provider's Web
site, and made No changes to my account.

So, I ask, is this a Fishing attempt, by someone hoping to get my
password? Or is it real.

And of course, since today is Saturday, I can't just call up my Phone
Company because they are closed for the week end.

Grumpy Dave


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