Try It Local: Local Business Deals for a Spamtrap?

Try It Local, a “deals” web site that offers discounts on products and services of local merchants to its users, is all of the sudden sending bulk email to an email address that closed in 2005. This service has not sent email to this email address previously, at least not since it ended its timeout period and became a spamtrap in 2008. The ESP is ExactTarget.

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        for <xxx>; Tue, 17 Jan 2012 06:xx:xx -0600 (CST)
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        for <xxx>; Tue, 17 Jan 2012 05:xx:xx -0600 
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From: "Try It Local" <>
To: <xxx>
Subject: Half off delicious Vince Carter's restaurant!
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 06:xx:xx -0600
List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:leave-<xxx>>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Reply-To: "Try It Local" <reply-<xxx>>
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Readable Email:

From: Try It Local <>
To: <spamtrap>
Subject: Half off delicious Vince Carter’s restaurant!
Reply-To: Try It Local <reply-<xxx>>
Today’s Deal: Half off delicious 27 Vince Carter’s!
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Try It Local is the best place to find amazing deals on places to eat, play and enjoy Volusia. Deals this amazing shouldn’t be enjoyed alone, so please share this with your friends. Just don’t wait too long because our deals are only offered for a limited time.

To purchase the Try It Local offer described in this email, please press the “View Deal” button above to go to You must press the “Buy It” button on the site and proceed to purchase the deal on-line, through a Try It Local user account, which you can create at no charge. Transaction for voucher is complete when you reach the purchase confirmation screen and you receive an email receipt.

This email is not a valid voucher and of no cash value. It may not be redeemed at the business for the described deal. Your valid, purchased voucher will be available in your Try It Local account the morning after the on-line deal offer ends. This deal will only be available for on-line purchase for a limited time. Please see the deal details for the expiration date of the purchased voucher.

You are receiving this email as a service of Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce

Need Help? Have a question? Email or call us at 800-715-4445

This message was sent to <xxx> from:

Try It Local | 126 E Orange Ave | Daytona Beach, FL 32114


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Try It Local
501 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY, 40204, UNITED STATES

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