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How does someone get a persons IP address?

Help Im being set up, husband was told I emailed his boss, the girl in office said she knows it me because of IP address? I didnt have internet, was on neighbors or coffee shop didnt do this?

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You can get another person's IP address by changing the options on your email address to the full header format so that it even displays where the email originating from. The IP address that shows the portion that is labeled originating is the one that belongs to the person that sent the email. You can learn how to trace IP addresses by following the instructions on http://www.wikihow.com/Trace-an-IP-Address.

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Thank u so so much for the info. I cant tell you how much you have helped me..
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When you send an email, that information is encoded in the email itself. So if you didn't send it, then someone else got access to your account. Potentially there is probably some sort of program that can change IPs or something, but I don't know anything about that sort of thing, and seems like a lot of trouble for someone to go to over 1 email.

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