Some basic questions

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Some basic questions

Post by Anon5 »

Hi! Very new to tracing IP.
Unfortunately I am a victim of slander. Someone sent an anonymous email to my workplace spreading lies about me. My boss shared that email with me so I take necessary action, but all I have is an email address (Gmail). Can I look for the IP only with the email address? Also will the person be alerted that I’m looking for their IP?
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Re: Some basic questions

Post by Chrispcritters »

Sorry to hear about that.

You will not be able to get the person's IP address based in their email address alone. You would need to either work with a lawyer to subpoena the Google account access records or trick the person into clicking on a link that would record their IP address.

No, the person will not be alerted to you checking IP addresses on our site.
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