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  Old  July 2nd, 2007, 6:41pm     #73
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Originally Posted by kayceejoy
Ha, I just got an email from "Lady Peggy Morrison," a nice widow who wants to share her inheritance with me. What a joke!

I had never gotten emails like this until I just started entering tons of sweeps at the beginning of June, but I got two today from different places with obvious scame and poor English. How are they getting my email if none of these companies is selling my information? It's just a little unnerving. I'd like to think that since I document all the sweeps I enter, that I would know if I had entered a contest or not, but I just hate that I have to be on my guard about stuff like this!
Have you tried typing your name or the names you use online in Yahoo or Google to see what comes up? You'd be surprised how the scammers get your name. It's not just from entering contests either.

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