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First, some background story. There's a guy that does some work for me when I'm away for an extended period of time. Then when COVID started up, I tried contacting him to no avail, including his last known telephone number, so I just figured he was dead or very sick from COVID.

Fast forward to today, and I get a message from his E-mail account that didn't say anything about him being gone. In this message, he said that he had a new E-mail account, but it was the same account he had been using for a while. Upon reflection, I started to get suspicious. In my response to that E-mail, I had asked him for his updated telephone number (since when I had tried to contact him last year, he didn't answer or respond to my voice messages). If he responds with his telephone number, I'll call to confirm it's him - and if not, then I'm going to the FBI.

I should say that I checked the full header of the message he had sent to me, and it checks out as being from his account - the only thing I'm wondering about is if "he" is a hacker.

Is there anything else I should consider about this situation?
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