thinkum posted this from DH Support: “Unfortunately, due to a bug in the junk mail processing software, some emails weren’t correctly copied to your inbox, but were at the same time deleted from your junk mail list. This means that those emails are permanently gone from the system.”
One of the reasons that I like DreamHost is because of the ~/.snapshot directory, which contains backups of your data. For example, here are the directories in mine:
hourly.0 hourly.1 nightly.0 nightly.1 weekly.0 weekly.1
I recommend that you look in these directories and see if you can find your lost messages.
If, in fact, those messages have been lost, I recommend that you switch your MX (Mail eXchange) records pronto to a better mail service provider.
Hope this helps you recover your lost messages!
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