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    Hi All,

    I have recently started receiving spam mail - apparently from myself!!! It appears as if the message is coming from my own email address and I am not sure how to stop or block it.

    I don't want to put my own email address into the spam folder as I won't be able to receive any emails then.

    Does anyone have any ideas / hints / tips on what to do? I have pasted below an extract from the message source code in case it helps (I have changed my email address though).

    Thanks in advance for any help!

    Return-path: <<[email protected]>
    Envelope-to: <[email protected]
    Delivery-date: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 03:17:43 +0100
    Received: from [] (port=26589)
    by with esmtp (Exim 4.86_1)
    (envelope-from <<[email protected]>)
    id 1arFnq-000FYc-2d
    for <[email protected]; Sat, 16 Apr 2016 03:17:43 +0100
    Message-ID: <[email protected]>
    From: <<[email protected]>
    To: <<[email protected]>
    Subject: Vital facts about banks! Submit immediately
    Date: 16 Apr 2016 15:03:58 +0600
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
    X-Priority: 3
    X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
    X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.2180
    X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2900.2180

    This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

    Content-Type: text/plain;
    Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable


    Kevin Rivas had to borrow $250 from his Dad to get the ball rolling when =
    he started.
    Three days later, he took his Dad to dinner and paid back the $250.=20
    Three months later, he paid off his Dad's mortgage.=20

    HERE is how he did it -=20

    Not bad for a kid that was bagging groceries.
    No experience, no time, nothing to learn, nothing to buy; YOU'VE GOT TO =
    But don't sit on this: SPACES ARE VERY LIMITED.

    Check it out today and maybe YOU can buy your parents a house in just a =
    few months!=20

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    Re: Email Spam - From my own email address?!?

    This most likely seems to be a case of email spoofing which can be described as creation of email messages with a forged sender address. I would suggest you to raise a ticket with our technical team in order to get this addressed. Alternately, you can PM me your registered email address with us so I can create a ticket on your behalf.
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