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Upon reporting a spam email directly to sudhir DOT chopra AT smilecoms DOT com, Gmail's mailer-daemon sent this back (below tracking url):

 

Tracking URL:

https://www.spamcop.net/sc?id=z6782641985z6fcfdce1161d532b048cd7c1433562faz

 

Address not found

Your message wasn't delivered to sudhir DOT chopra AT smilecoms DOT com because the address couldn't be found, or is unable to receive mail.
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The response was:

550 5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist. Please try double-checking the recipient's email address for typos or unnecessary spaces. Learn more at https://support.google.com/mail/?p=NoSuchUser d20-20020a50f694000000b00459c6133d9fsor1461231edn.45 - gsmtp

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looking at that block, it's an afrinic registered network:

whois -h whois.afrinic.net '169.159.69.180'

inetnum:        169.159.64.0 - 169.159.95.255
netname:        Lagos-core-public
descr:          Smile Telecoms Nigeria- Lagos Core via London
country:        NG
admin-c:        SC6-AFRINIC
tech-c:         SK59-AFRINIC
tech-c:         SC6-AFRINIC
status:         ASSIGNED PA
remarks:        Smile Telecoms Nigeria- Lagos Core
remarks:        Abuse : - Abuse@smilecoms.com
mnt-by:         SMILE-NG-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered

Nigeria... why am I not surprised...
anyway... remarks:        Abuse : - Abuse@smilecoms.com

BUT: Chopra is in South Africa??? J'burg??? smile communications doesn't even operate there...

person:         Sudhir Chopra
address:        Postnet Suite 605
address:        Private Bag X5
address:        Fourways North
address:        2086
address:        South Africa
address:        Johannesburg 2191
address:        South Africa
phone:          tel:+234-812-793-1879
fax-no:         tel:+27-86-677-6750
nic-hdl:        SC6-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         SMILE27-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered

and
 

person:         Sudeep Kumar
address:        39C, Ahmed Onibudo
address:        Off Adeola Hopewell Postal Code 101241
address:        Victoria Island
address:        Lagos
address:        Nigeria
phone:          tel:+234-812-793-1879
nic-hdl:        SK59-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         GENERATED-XPO95DARB1DY22LF7O31GLFGFL7EMLTB-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered

what I would do in this case is get in touch through
https://www.smilecoms.com/contactus

and also to fix their contacts in whois:afrinic by adding the abuse entry the way it should be done properly.

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23 hours ago, RobiBue said:

looking at that block, it's an afrinic registered network:

whois -h whois.afrinic.net '169.159.69.180'

inetnum:        169.159.64.0 - 169.159.95.255
netname:        Lagos-core-public
descr:          Smile Telecoms Nigeria- Lagos Core via London
country:        NG
admin-c:        SC6-AFRINIC
tech-c:         SK59-AFRINIC
tech-c:         SC6-AFRINIC
status:         ASSIGNED PA
remarks:        Smile Telecoms Nigeria- Lagos Core
remarks:        Abuse : - Abuse@smilecoms.com
mnt-by:         SMILE-NG-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered

Nigeria... why am I not surprised...
anyway... remarks:        Abuse : - Abuse@smilecoms.com

BUT: Chopra is in South Africa??? J'burg??? smile communications doesn't even operate there...

person:         Sudhir Chopra
address:        Postnet Suite 605
address:        Private Bag X5
address:        Fourways North
address:        2086
address:        South Africa
address:        Johannesburg 2191
address:        South Africa
phone:          tel:+234-812-793-1879
fax-no:         tel:+27-86-677-6750
nic-hdl:        SC6-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         SMILE27-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered

and
 

person:         Sudeep Kumar
address:        39C, Ahmed Onibudo
address:        Off Adeola Hopewell Postal Code 101241
address:        Victoria Island
address:        Lagos
address:        Nigeria
phone:          tel:+234-812-793-1879
nic-hdl:        SK59-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         GENERATED-XPO95DARB1DY22LF7O31GLFGFL7EMLTB-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered

what I would do in this case is get in touch through
https://www.smilecoms.com/contactus

and also to fix their contacts in whois:afrinic by adding the abuse entry the way it should be done properly.

Email sent. Now we wait for a possible response from them.

Steve

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