Email spams WTF

The Viking

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Im getting flooded with so much spam mails lataly its crazy, this is over 2 hour period couple of days ago
Doesnt matter what i do blacklist them, put as spam they keep coming
This is an email address i only use for casinos (done for 15 years) and Casinomeister
Anyone else getting this much ?

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merlinslair

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Looks like you have been added to a spam bot list

It happens best thing to do is just block the up that's heading in and the email addy eventually it will stop its takes time but it does stop in the end
It's very annoying
 

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I am getting numerous casino spam texts on my mobile lately too, so somebody's been naughty somewhere with my number as I've always opted out. Yesterday I had Arse (Ares) Casino, one of those scam 16668/JAZ operations. Half the time there's no number so you can't block them and NEVER reply to the opt-out number.
 

Oscar Arnhem

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Since 2 months i get every week this shit, i dont play there and also dont know how they get my tel nr
 

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brianmon

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I am getting numerous casino spam texts on my mobile lately too, so somebody's been naughty somewhere with my number as I've always opted out. Yesterday I had Arse (Ares) Casino, one of those scam 16668/JAZ operations. Half the time there's no number so you can't block them and NEVER reply to the opt-out number.
There's often a 5 or 6 digit number behind the SMS.

on an iPhone (it's probably similar for other phones)...

you open the message

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Click on the name, then on audio call

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The phone will attempt to call, if there's a number behind it, then quickly fail.
Go to recent calls and select info (i) for the failed number, scroll down then select 'block caller'

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The number for 'Hello' was 43 556
 

colinsunderland

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It could be worse, and you could have made it onto 123Casinos spam list of stolen email addresses. Reported to the casinos on his site and none have done anything, so I'm waiting until I get 1000 in my junk folder, which shouldn't be much longer, then going to set up a script to forward each one to each casino support and affiliate department over a few hours, see how they like it. @Mr Green-Redbet_Customer supportRep @EveBgo you are both on there.

Every email in the junk folder is the same and was brought up here

Spammer! - BGO, MrGreen, any reason why I'm getting 100's of spam emails from your affiliate?

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Jono777

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Hmm, I'd be tempted to sing up as its a bit quite around here, but as for joining any new casinos, no chance!
 

dunover

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It could be worse, and you could have made it onto 123Casinos spam list of stolen email addresses. Reported to the casinos on his site and none have done anything, so I'm waiting until I get 1000 in my junk folder, which shouldn't be much longer, then going to set up a script to forward each one to each casino support and affiliate department over a few hours, see how they like it. @Mr Green-Redbet_Customer supportRep @EveBgo you are both on there.

Every email in the junk folder is the same and was brought up here

Spammer! - BGO, MrGreen, any reason why I'm getting 100's of spam emails from your affiliate?

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yes, and 123casino are sending me spam every few days too, though not in that quantity.
 

The Viking

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Well i give in i reckon i need to start changing casino emails
It just gets worse doesnt matter how much i blacklist or mark as spam
There are 3 pages of this crap just from last night
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mack341

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'drano of nature' sounds interesting :eek2: seems to be a lot of health ones there Viking, must be some sort of health spam conglomerate, I'm getting lots of bitcoin/compensation/work from home ones plus a few dodgy based casinos sneaking in.

Do you have to individually delete them or does your email account allow you to just delete the whole folder full?

I heard advice once the worse thing you can do is use the 'please take me off your mail list' as that just tells them your email is a live active account.
 

The Viking

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'drano of nature' sounds interesting :eek2: seems to be a lot of health ones there Viking, must be some sort of health spam conglomerate, I'm getting lots of bitcoin/compensation/work from home ones plus a few dodgy based casinos sneaking in.

Do you have to individually delete them or does your email account allow you to just delete the whole folder full?

I heard advice once the worse thing you can do is use the 'please take me off your mail list' as that just tells them your email is a live active account.
well next page had about 6 mails about bitcoins,
i can tick the box for the hole page and blaclist them but doesnt help. looks as they use some kinda email robot that just
changes email address every few hour :confused:
 

mack341

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well next page had about 6 mails about bitcoins,
i can tick the box for the hole page and blaclist them but doesnt help. looks as they use some kinda email robot that just
changes email address every few hour :confused:

That is strange to be that frequent, I deleted my spam box earlier when I typed that post and touch wood I've had no further spam today, someone ought to do an undercover expose of these spam email merchants, if they haven't, it's about time it's brought to more public attention again, because surely the internet companies could improve their algorithms to detect and block the stuff rather than deliver it.

I assume if you click on any of the embedded links in the messages you get a trojan downloaded onto your pc/device, which can then keylogg any passwords and bank card info you type in.
 

The Viking

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That is strange to be that frequent, I deleted my spam box earlier when I typed that post and touch wood I've had no further spam today, someone ought to do an undercover expose of these spam email merchants, if they haven't, it's about time it's brought to more public attention again, because surely the internet companies could improve their algorithms to detect and block the stuff rather than deliver it.

I assume if you click on any of the embedded links in the messages you get a trojan downloaded onto your pc/device, which can then keylogg any passwords and bank card info you type in.
Frequent is understatement :) this is just since 6pm
I never click any of thos links im more computer wise then that 🙂 It just pisses me off
Might just change email on some selected casinos then close this one down
Had it for 15 years so lots of casinos connected to it
So no way to know who gave or sold out my address BE0388E6-9361-46AC-B55F-F937F84AF348.jpeg
 

mack341

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Frequent is understatement :) this is just since 6pm
I never click any of thos links im more computer wise then that 🙂 It just pisses me off
Might just change email on some selected casinos then close this one down
Had it for 15 years so lots of casinos connected to it
So no way to know who gave or sold out my address View attachment 153972

That's a ridiculous rate of churn for a few hours, yes I think some of the lesser casinos and associates are as leaky as a sieve when it comes to protecting customer's email info.

The bbc did a report on the junk mail merchants sending people false prize letters and competitions, the elderly tenant's homes were literally full of post, thousands and thousands of letters and items of mail, shocking there must be a sizeable industry of folk involved in running these scams.
 
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