Would you be interested to acquire Healthcare Database?
Thread poster: DJHartmann

DJHartmann  Identity Verified
Member (2014)
Thai to English
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Jan 17

THIS is a first.

I suppose they normally get caught by spam filters.

Today I received the following email. Don't know how to react? (no, I don't want to acquire any databases!)


Would you be interested to acquire Healthcare Database?

We have ready to deliver verified emails list and complete contact details of:

• Physicians (all specialty)
• Corporate, General, Plant and project managers
• Engineers
• Production Supervisors
• Purchasers
• Operation and Quality control Professionals
• Pharmacies
• Package designers, Brand managers and marketers
• Healthcare IT Contacts
• Medical Device Companies etc.
• Logistics and supply Chain management

Data Fields: -Organization Name, Website Address, Contact Name, First Name, Last Name, Job Title, Email Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, Physical Address, Zip Code, Employee size, Revenue Size etc.

Kindly let me know your “Geographical area and Target audience” (Job Titles), so that I can get back to you with specimen (to look), counts, quote and other allied data information.

Look forward for your reply.

Marketing Manager

If you do not wish to receive future emails from us, please reply as “leave out”

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Nikki Scott-Despaigne  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:58
French to English
How to react? Jan 18

Deal with it as "spam" or "undesirable mail". Sometimes replying, even in the negative, can trigger something off.

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Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:58
Member (2007)
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How unpleasant Jan 18

I would do as Nikki suggests, and you've probably done yourself.

The other appropriate response would be to somehow find out all the personal details of this person and spread them all over the Internet. I loathe these schemes to make money without any thought for the potential inconvenience, and even damage, they're likely to cause to other individuals.

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Kay Denney  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:58
Member (Apr 2018)
French to English
scam Jan 18

I haven't received that one. However I had a good chuckle the other day because I got something similar from an e-mail address with a domain name that was literally "scammer.com".
At least they're honest!

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