Gevalia: Selling Coffee to a Spamtrap

Gevalia, a division of Kraft Foods that sells coffee and coffee equipment, is sending bulk email to an email address that was closed in 2008. Despite this, the spam that is attached below claims that this email address “recently registered with a network website to receive special online offers”. This is untrue. Either Gevalia is accepting unconfirmed web form subscriptions (a fertile source of typoed email addresses and bogus third-party subscriptions), or Gevalia purchased a list. The ESP is Yesmail, a division of Infogroup.

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