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Weird MGM Resorts email

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by VegasSchemer, May 15, 2017.

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  1. VegasSchemer

    VegasSchemer VIP Whale

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    Anyone else get a strange email from [email protected]?

    It has no title and apparently no message. Has an attachment. Not planning to open unless I get more info.

    Anyone know if this is a real MGM resorts email? I have a trip next weekend that includes a stay at Luxor and booked tickets for KA, so I'm wondering if this could also have important info. Thanks!
     
  2. Niteshade

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    I would not open it. I check my emails sometimes
    thru the backdoor on the network instead of the regular way
    and can see the properties without clicking on it - most
    of those are scammy true email addresses. I would not
    open that at all. Anyone can claim to be from MGM but if you can't
    see the property of the real address - I would skip it and delete immediately.
     
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  3. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    One of two things.

    1 - Somebody at MGM screwed up.

    or

    2 - Spam or worse.

    Often from the menu you can look at the true identity of the email and maybe more details.
     
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  4. Chuck2009x

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    No subject, no text/HTML and has an attachment = just delete it, or at least don't open the attachment.

    If it was a botched real email, they'll send a fixed one at some point. If your tickets are Will Call, they wouldn't email them. I don't think MGM itself sends show tickets via email anyway, if they were tickets, it would have come from Ticketmaster or LiveNation or whoever does the ticketing.

    The only attachments I ever get from MGM are copies of the folio after I check out, and those come from the domain name of the hotel, not mgmresorts.
     
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  5. VegasSchemer

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    Thanks for the input, y'all! I'll delete it. I was suspicious of it but wanted to see what the VMB folks had to say.
     
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    Actually sounds very similar to how my Love tickets arrived. However, if you did not request email delivery of the tickets, I would not open it.
     
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    I am surprised you actually got an email from MGM. They usually act like they have never heard of the technology.
     
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  8. mdee

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    About a week ago I received a strange email from Caesars/Total Rewards. Later that day I received an apology email saying
    they were in the middle of a Training Exercise and did not mean to send it. They said they would take steps to avoid in the future.

    I bet that is what happened with MGM.
     
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    This big virus that has been hitting the world since Friday apparently "grabs" a known email address from your inbox and uses it for itself to get you to open it...
    DO NOT OPEN it!
     
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