Rand Spam: The World Knew, and the Spammers Did Too

Earlier this week, I was troubleshooting an issue with our mail server and found a spam email sitting there that caught my eye (especially since I posted about it 10 days ago). Rand, you captured the hearts of many women, and you even caught the attention of the spammers. For that, I thank you for making me laugh. :)

Spam in a CanReceived: (qmail 15223 invoked by uid 110); 9 Feb 2007 12:42:40 -0500
Delivered-To: [redacted]
Received: (qmail 15220 invoked from network); 9 Feb 2007 12:42:40 -0500
Received: from 201-x-x-x.spammer.stuff.removed.here.ar (HELO computername) (201.x.x.x)
by ip.address.not.4u with SMTP; 9 Feb 2007 12:42:40 -0500
Message-ID: <453f01c74c71$0e406913$[email protected]>
From: "Forged Name" <@[redacted-forged-header].com>
To: "Random name" [redacted]
Subject: What Happened to Super Bowl's Mystery Groom?
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 17:40:34 +0000
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2600.0000

Spam message removed within

Well, at least it wasn’t all sysadmin work. :)

Tamar Weinberg is a hustler and juggler. She is the VP of Marketing at Ruxly Creative, a creative marketing agency. She's the Director of Sales at Internet Marketing Ninjas, a 100+ employee search engine marketing agency located in upstate New York. She also rocks global sales at financial media publication Wall St. Cheat Sheet. Finally, she is the Chief Strategy Officer of Small Business Trends. Oh wait, and she's also the community manager at Namecheap. Yeah, like a boss.

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