Miles Kimball: Selling Christmas Gifts to an E-Pended Spamtrap?

Catalog retailer Miles Kimball is sending bulk email to an email address that was closed in 2007. The name in the bulk email is female, but the email address before it was closed belonged to a man, which normally indicates an e-pended list. In addition, Miles Kimball’s web site shows “As We Change” as a preferred partner. This is the same e-pended email address that As We Change hit a few weeks ago; I blogged about that at the time. Miles Kimball appears to be sharing the same e-pended list with them. The ESP is E-Dialog.

Sending IP:

Spam Sample:

Actual Headers:

Received: from ( [])
        by <xxx> (Postfix) with ESMTP id <xxx>
        for <xxx>; Sat, 26 Nov 2011 06:xx:xx -0600 (CST)
DomainKey-Signature: <xxx>
Received: from [] ([<xxx>])
        by <xxx> (envelope-from <xxx>>)
        (ecelerity r(<xxx>)) with ECSTREAM
        id <xxx>; Sat, 26 Nov 2011 07:xx:xx -0500
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 07:xx:xx -0500
Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="<xxx>"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
MIME-Version: 1.0
From: "Miles Kimball" <>
Reply-To: "Miles Kimball" <>
To: <xxx>
Subject: Last Day to SAVE! Free Shipping and 10% OFF!
Message-Id: <<xxx>>
X-Mail-From: <xxx>
X-RCPT-To: <xxx>
X-Mailer: EDMAIL R6.00.02

Readable Email:

From: Miles Kimball <>
To: <spamtrap>
Subject: Last Day to SAVE! Free Shipping and 10% OFF!
Reply-To: Miles Kimball <>

<e-pended name removed>, Last Day to SAVE! Free Shipping and 10% OFF!

Don’t miss this exciting email from Miles Kimball. Please enable images, or view this in a Web browser<xxx>


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