But as Valentine’s Day gets closer, the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams..
These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. While their most common targets are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.
It is a lesson in human nature that so many experts simply recite Google's pat answer on this as if an assertion were identical to an empirical reality.
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As for as I know, there is nothing in the RFCs that disallow this; MDAs are largely allowed to route mail as they see fit, hence the support for aliases, filtering, and forwarding.
The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.The most disturbing thing to me is Google's insistence that they could not have made a programming mistake when they clearly did. 1: I have the same issue myself (mutatis mutandis), at least in the sense that I receive email (such as Amazon purchases, some adult dating 'connections', etc.) which are intended for a different user. In most cases, I have no way of contacting these folks.I hope they do not receive my email, your answer seems to dash that hope.removing the dots) to create the base, hidden userid.Thus, creating the new one didn't detect a duplicate.