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From: Carl Maguire <>
Subject: Re: FERMANAGH-GOLD New subscription request to list from tomt...
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 15:53:56 -0800
Sounds like a variation of the "grandchild phoning from a prison in the middle east" scam that did its rounds here not so long ago.
On 08-11-2011, at 3:33 AM, sean roche wrote:
> re: Of course they are getting names, email addresses through these Forums!
> I received a very strange email from a TOM FEE 2 weeks ago, telling me he had been mugged in SPAIN and asking me to send him money as his bank cards had also been stolen.
> I was wondering how someone could link me to the name FEE...........
> Maybe he got my email address and connection to the FEE family from one of these genealogy forums ??
>> Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 10:17:23 +0000
>> Subject: Re: FERMANAGH-GOLD New subscription request to list from tomt...
>> Of course they are getting names, email addresses through these Forums!
>> One does not have to be a member to read messages which give people's names and email addresses! Therein lies the danger.
>> One should have to become a member before one can read anything posted here! Why should these people have FREE ACCESS to all the databases etc on FG
>> completely anonymously ????
>> It should be compulsory to at least Subscribe BEFORE being able to access messages/databases etc. ANYONE in the world has free access to people's
>> email addresses...grrrrrrr!
>> People have been "removed" for "disturbing the effluent"....but why should these still have access to postings etc???
>> In this day where Internet Security is paramount why should genuine researchers be exposed to such high levels of exposure? If people want to be able
>> to read messages they should at least need to Subscribe, then at least they can be traceable should a problem arise!
>> The MINIMUM requirement should be to subscribe to read messages etc!!! Otherwise we are exposed to these Anonymous "people".....
>> SUBSCRIBING is a simple matter so why not at least close the door to this exposure?
>> or do we close the gate after the horse has bolted??
>> Don, I presume you know you can check the source of an email, the mail server used, ISP, Mail Program, Anti Virus used. etc..here's FG's route to
>> me!! (trimble's can be checked too)
>> From - Tue Nov 08 08:23:08 2011
>> X-Account-Key: account2
>> X-UIDL: C0321158311.MSG
>> X-Mozilla-Status: 0001
>> X-Mozilla-Status2: 00000000
>> Received: from mx2.u.tv (unverified [18.104.22.168]) by ni-mail3.dna.utvinternet.net
>> (Vircom SMTPRS 4.7.840.0) with ESMTP id<>;
>> Tue, 8 Nov 2011 08:12:54 +0000
>> X-Modus-BlackList: 22.214.171.124=OK;=OK
>> X-Modus-Trusted: 126.96.36.199=YES
>> X-Modus-Audit: FALSE;0;0;0
>> Received: from lists9.rootsweb.com ([188.8.131.52])
>> by mx2.u.tv with ESMTP; 08 Nov 2011 08:12:53 +0000
>> Received: from lists9.rootsweb.com (lists9.rootsweb.com [127.0.0.1])
>> by lists9.rootsweb.com (8.13.8/8.13.8) with ESMTP id pA88CKln003783
>> Tue, 8 Nov 2011 01:12:51 -0700
>> Subject: FERMANAGH-GOLD Digest, Vol 6, Issue 426
>> Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 01:00:42 -0700
>> MIME-Version: 1.0
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>> X-Mailman-Version: 2.1.7
>> Precedence: list
>> Errors-To: f+-ermanagh-gold-bounce+hallmark1=
>> X-Antivirus: avast! (VPS 111108-0, 07/11/2011), Inbound message
>> X-Antivirus-Status: Clean
>> On 08/11/2011 08:00, wrote:
>> Unfortunately...maybe they are getting our names through Archives!
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