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Spam is being sent with my email address on it!

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Registered: ‎05-17-2009

Spam is being sent with my email address on it!

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I get a few spam messages re drugs every day.  What concerns me is that they may be using my email address to send these messages to others.  How do I stop them from posting messages with my email address on them?  How do I deal with this?  Any hints?
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Bronze Contributor II
Posts: 191
Registered: ‎05-17-2009

Re: Spam is being sent with my email address on it!

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Once a spammer has your email address that is pretty much end of it.  Nothing you can do other make a main account email address for only important things and use the other free email address until they get spammed like this and delete them.  then start a new email.


Another option is to use Gmail and use it as a spam filter in a way.  Use Gmail to read and send emails, but make it forward only the emails you want to you verizon email address. 

Stay clear from Env3 and Env Touch. They are sub-par due to many software problems that need addressed. The consumer is the guinea pig in this lab experiment they want to call a 'cellphone'......
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