Jewel-Osco/Albertson’s: E-Pended List?

Jewel-Osco, a subsidiary of U.S. grocer Albertson’s, is spamming via ESP Cheetahmail (a subsidiary of Experian), and hitting email addresses that have never existed at all. It appears that Jewel-Osco has purchased an e-pended list.

Sending IPs: and

Spam Sample:

Actual Headers:

Received: from ( [])
        by <xxx> (Postfix) with SMTP id <xxx>
        for <xxx>; Thu,  6 Oct 2011 11:xx:xx -0500 (CDT)
DomainKey-Signature: <xxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 16:35:51 -0000
Message-ID: <<xxx>>
List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:rm-<xxx>>
From: "Jewel-Osco" <>
To: <xxx>
Subject: <xxx>, Fill your breakfast bowl with great savings.
MIME-Version: 1.0
Reply-To: "Jewel-Osco" <<xxx>>
Content-type: multipart/alternative; boundary="=<xxx>"

Readable Email:

From: Jewel-Osco <>
To: <spamtrap>
Subject: <E-Pended Name>, Fill your breakfast bowl with great savings.
Reply-To: Jewel-Osco <support-<xxx>>

<E-Pended Name>, Piping hot savings on hot cereal. Save $1.00.

View this email in Web Browser:<xxx>

Forward this email to a friend:<xxx>


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