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Although silly and harmless, I had received forged electronic messages. It is indeed possible to forge electronic mail, making it appear to the untrained eye that it came from a user that didn't really send it. If you should receive mail from the Easter Bunny or Brooke Shields, or if you get mail that doesn't sound like it came from someone you know, although it seems to signed by that person, try to confirm that the message is legitimate before proceeding. Forged e-mail is not common, but it's something to keep in mind.
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