Any way to find out who is selling my email address

Jan 23, 2019

  1. junkman
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    I've been getting many more emails pitching various medical products and senior market products than I want. I suspect the owners of this board simply are selling my data. Is there any way to confirm and more importantly stop it?
     
    junkman, Jan 23, 2019
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    I just bought it... looked it over and decided I got stiffed! ;)
     
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    Not likely. Getting someone’s email address is very easy, it could have been something as simple as you reading an article about medical or searching for something related to medical.
     
    leevena, Jan 23, 2019
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    Josh Retired Agent, Current List Broker

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    I'm in my 30s and I get the same emails. Just because you happen to be there target market doesnt mean they knew that when they did the marketing.
     
    Josh, Jan 23, 2019
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    goillini52 MAGA...Eat More Bacon & BUILD THAT WALL!!!

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    I'll bet those damned Russians are behind it. They're always up to no good!!! :mad:
     
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    I have noticed an increased in targeting from LinkedIn.

    I think that is one of the easiest sites for folks to scrape email addresses from
     
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    Hate it myself! But, a crook or a scammer will do ANYTHING to get your info.

    I get 3-8 calls a day for health insurance. Shoot cookies, i sell health insurance. Why would i ever call or send for info?
     
    mudhound, Feb 11, 2019
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    And they keep calling from different numbers so I can't just block it.
     
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