Why do I receive returned emails which I did not send?

This problem is caused by spammers who are using a forged email address pretending to be yours. Most spammers will not use a real return address because they will get their account closed quickly.

That’s why they will often use either faked addresses or real harvested addresses (almost every large domain will have a ‘john@domain.com’, very few will have ‘ykk239@domain.com’). They also use lists of valid email addresses just for diverting bounced messages. If a message bounces, spammers don’t want it coming back to their mailbox.

The first thing that you need to do is identify the spammer’s mail host and raise a complaint. More information on the matter is available here.

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