Yesterday I posted about some spam I am getting – four by mid-afternoon yesterday – ugh!
Here’s something I noticed… since I have a somewhat zero-tolerance policy on slimeball spammers, I go in and look for the connection to “remove”… One was from Alex V. Lambert (my apologies to anyone named Alex Lambert – I’m sure this is a fake person / fake name, so if you know a real Alex Lambert this has nothing to do with them).
I go to the Remove Connections page, click on the L for Lambert, and … he isn’t there!!
I wonder, is this a first degree contact? Indeed it is… I went back to the original message and it shows it is a real person.
What this spammer is doing is putting the middle initial as the last name… SO, I have to go the V section to find said spammer:
I’ve found this to be true with the four from yesterday. Identitical messages, identital account setup. The end, by the way, is the link (which I haven’t/won’t click):