From which country have I received an email?

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  1. Mosfetti

    Mosfetti New Email

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    Briefly, I suspect I might be involved in a scamming operation. Before making a Police report, I would like to know if I can establish the following, without being in conflict with the law;

    Is there a way to determine from which country/city I am receiving a hotmail email? I am receiving emails from Paris, France, according to the person I am in email contact with. I have serious doubts that this is true and would like to confirm the origin of these emails (Country AND city location if possible) before starting an official investigation ... I MIGHT be wrong !! :innocent:

    Thank you for your help and suggestions.
    "Mosfetti"
     


  2. THERESA

    THERESA Customer Service Staff Member

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    Follow the steps found HERE. This might help.
     

  3. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Hello,

    Yes, if you copy/paste the full headers we can help you figure out where the email came from.

    :welcome: to Email Questions!
     
  4. Mosfetti

    Mosfetti New Email

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    Thank you Theresa and Popowich ... your replies are appreciated. I am pasting full headers and an initial reply and search results of the data contained in the headers, but as you can see the message came from Hotmail which has a physical location (in the US I guess). But that doesn't give any information about where the actual sender is located/situated. Here is the body of the headers and initial searches;

    Delivered-To: eugene.bassplayer@gmail.com
    Received: by 10.205.45.194 with SMTP id ul2csp264791bkb;
    Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:40:52 -0800 (PST)
    X-Received: by 10.180.101.98 with SMTP id ff2mr2789886wib.0.1360874451903;
    Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:40:51 -0800 (PST)
    Return-Path: <farmer.gina@hotmail.com>
    Received: from dub0-omc4-s35.dub0.hotmail.com (dub0-omc4-s35.dub0.hotmail.com. [157.55.2.110])
    by mx.google.com with ESMTP id z11si2231158wjr.255.2013.02.14.12.40.51;
    Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:40:51 -0800 (PST)
    Received-SPF: pass (google.com: domain of farmer.gina@hotmail.com designates 157.55.2.110 as permitted sender) client-ip=157.55.2.110;
    Authentication-Results: mx.google.com;
    spf=pass (google.com: domain of farmer.gina@hotmail.com designates 157.55.2.110 as permitted sender) smtp.mail=farmer.gina@hotmail.com
    Received: from DUB123-W47 ([157.55.2.73]) by dub0-omc4-s35.dub0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4675);
    Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:40:51 -0800
    X-EIP: [XEHRaMdSGvghBai8l8beeAbT+zlVPVxL]
    X-Originating-Email: [farmer.gina@hotmail.com]
    Message-ID: <DUB123-W47C5E767F2BC45B96F73B8EF0F0@phx.gbl>
    Return-Path: farmer.gina@hotmail.com
    Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
    boundary="_dd7e9b9e-ee6a-42a3-993c-16128da4cf35_"
    From: Gina Farmer <farmer.gina@hotmail.com>
    To: <eugene.bassplayer@gmail.com>
    Subject: RE: Valentine's Day and Wishes
    Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:40:51 +0200
    Importance: High
    In-Reply-To: <9C188BC26F5C4CE08F119F22DF566681@my3ghzpc>
    References: <9C188BC26F5C4CE08F119F22DF566681@my3ghzpc>
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    X-OriginalArrivalTime: 14 Feb 2013 20:40:51.0642 (UTC) FILETIME=[93FC01A0:01CE0AF3]

    Email sender farmer.gina@hotmail.com
    This Email was sent Thu, 14 Feb 2013 @ 22:40:51 +0200
    from IP address 157.55.2.73 - IP Location: United States.

    Any further help would really be wonderful, and thank you again. Perhaps somebody can analyze this for me and provide a positive feedback with a country name and a city if possible.

    Warm regards.
    Mosfetti.
     

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