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Country: India
OMICS is a publisher of "open-access" journals (aka a "predatory publisher") that spams scraped, purchased or appended lists. It does this to solicit contributions to its journals and (by implication) fees and/subscriptions.

OMICS operates under a number of business names. It also uses a very large number of names for its journals. Most of these journal names closely resemble the name of a journal that is widely respected in the academic community.

These similarly-named journals have deceived a number of spam recipients into submitting work to what they believe is a respected academic journal.

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7/30/2022: OMICS spamming from Microsoft * network!

The following SBL listing is of OMICS spam sent through Microsoft's customer outbounds *


SBL #: SBL580574
Subject: Spam Emitter! ( (OMICS)

Microsoft's * SMTP servers are being used to send spam for OMICS, a publisher of "open access" journals that solicits contributions, and (by implication) fees and/or subscriptions, through spam sent to scraped, purchased or appended email addresses.

The Authentication-Results header appears to indicate that this was an unsigned test message. The domain has an MX record pointing to * It has no A record and no website, so it can be used only to send and receive email through Microsoft.

Microsoft: please remove your spamming customer's domain and account(s).


Received: from ( [])
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 07:##:## +0000
From: Medical and Clinical Research <>
Subject: Article Submissions for Archives of Medical and Clinical Research
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Dear Doctor,

Archives of Medical and Clinical Research accepting articles for the upcoming issue.

Archives of Medical and Clinical Research publishes peer reviewed articles in a very short period of time.


For Online Submissions: [ Submit Manuscript ]
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Submit your article by mail to

Invitation to Join in Reviewer Team



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