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Re: [BKARTS] Angela O. Harkavy



I've had at least a dozen of these bogus calls for help over the past year. What typically happens is that someone uses their laptop at an internet cafe somewhere and it gets highjacked briefly -- the note goes out to everyone on their email contact list with phoney return information.

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--- On Fri, 8/29/08, Timothy Smith <timsmith@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Timothy Smith <timsmith@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Angela O. Harkavy
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, August 29, 2008, 3:28 PM
> Email can be spoofed with great ease. Just because it says
> it came from her
> doesn't mean that it actually did, in truth, come from
> this person at all.
> 
> Scammers know this and take advantage of it all the time.
> 
> 
> On 8/29/08, Bob Douglas <redev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > For what its worth, an Angela O. Harkavy has appeared
> on this list quite a
> > few
> > times:
> >
> >
> >
> http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byform/mailing-lists/bookarts/results.html?cref=h
> > ttp%3A%2F%2Fpalimpsest.stanford.edu
> > %2Fcse%2Fbookarts-cse.xml&q=Angela+O.+Harkavy
> > &cof=FORID%3A9&sa=Search#960
> >
> >
> > There is also an Andrew Harkavy at the address she
> provided:
> >
> >
> >
> http://www.whitepages.com/10866/log_feature/search_suggestion/search/FindPerson
> > ?
> >
> >
> name=harkavy&zip=32771&search_suggestion=2&query_type=1416&parent_search_id=2029
> > 1320836055254125
> >
> > While I can't vouch for this person, her request
> for help may genuine.
> >
> > Bob Douglas
> >
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