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    Angry New Scam? - 5/24/07

    <img alt="eBay" border="0"> eBay sent this message to you. <img height="8" width="8"> Question about Item -- Respond Now

    <img align="top" height="8" width="8">
    <img height="1" width="5"> eBay sent this message on behalf of an eBay member through My Messages. Responses sent using email will go to the eBay member directly and will include your email address. <img height="1" width="5"> <img height="5"> <img height="10"> <img width=""> Question from focusonthenow <img height="1" width="5"> focusonthenow( 1189<img align="absmiddle" border="0" height="25" width="25">) <img height="1" width="1">Positive feedback: 96.8% <img height="1" width="1">Member since: Jul-11-02 <img height="1" width="1">Location: FL, United States <img height="1" width="1">Registered on: www.ebay.com <img height="4" width="1"> Item: (2070651641) This message was sent while the listing was active. focusonthenow is a potential buyer. <img height="1" width="1"> What is the buy it now price ?
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    Found the above tidbit in my "spam" box of gmail today. I guess "G"'s filter works ok when it wants to.

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    The mail was delivered with all the html?

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    Yeah it had allof the html in the mail. Looked like a really obvious email from ebay.

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    what is this email about???is this an ebay MyMessages mail or webmail?

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    It's obviously not eBay. I've received lots of email from them and none of them had html like this one does.

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    Well whoever wrote this thing must have a helluva lot of time on their hands to sit and code that thing.
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    Senior Member syedwasi87 is on a distinguished road
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    i dont think some one might have coded that much !! it must have been some error while sending some message...

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    I've received lots of email but what's that??? i really interesting!!! lol

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    Spam mails like these are the one which can really cause us trouble.
    Some contains trojans which usually infects our computers and sends all the info to the spammers.

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