Yes you can fake emails.stephencoff said:Can anyone assist ?
Is it possible to make a fake email ?
Not sure i follow this You can see an email in someones sent folder, but how can you tell its actually been sent?stephencoff said:An email that shows as being sent to a person that has never gone, with attachments ?
You can tell a fake email when you receive it, as the internet headers wont tally fully. If you have outlook, click on the email and open options. You can see internet headers at the bottom. You should expect email to come from certain mail servers.stephencoff said:If so is there a way of telling its fake ?
is there really no way to prove that the fake email was never sent to the receipient?slurpee55 said:But telling if it was ever sent? I compared the headers from such a fake email and a real one and, aside from the time, recipient, and subject they were identical. So, yep, someone could pretend an email was sent and use their sent messages as "proof" but not have done so.
Was that your question?
I was assuming this was an "internal email" within a company, that would not (necessarily) have used an ISP, only a corporate server?slurpee55 said:Yes, if the mail went through a server, it will have left a trace. But if you have a responsible ISP, they may refuse, so....
I don't think you can find any evidence that it was never sent. What you can do is ask that he send you a read-receipt with every future email to ensure that you get all future emails. And at this point, I don't see how he could refuse. If it's (allegedly) important to him that you read the message, he's pretty much boxed into a corner on that one.sherrine said:is there really no way to prove that the fake email was never sent to the receipient?
i've a case whereby somebody claimed that he sent an email to me the day before and he attached that email with these details: FROM: blank, TO: my name, Timestamp: yesterday date and time. However, I'm very sure I have never receive this email before.
I've not checked the email header details but i'm intending to do so tomorrow when i get back to work. but u said all the info were identical except time (which he can fake by changing the system timing), receipient (he can fake this) and subject (can be faked too). If this is the case, then I won't be able to find any evidence of him faking the email that was never sent to me by just looking at the email header details!!!
Can somebody help me??!?!
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