Spam - What It Is and What You Can Do About It!

Examples of Spam Emails and Spamming

Most of us receive so much spam, we don't need to see another one to know what spam is. This page provides links to reecent examples of spam emails.  Also see this page for a detailed description of spam and what to do about it.

Examples of spam emails:

 If you are a U.S. citizen or resident who receives a spam email that you think is deceptive, forward it to spam@uce.gov. The FTC uses the spam stored in this database to pursue law enforcement actions against people who send deceptive email.

And don't think for a moment that the "sent from" or "reply to" addresses are real.. or really who sent it.  See this page about spoofing!

If you are interested in the costs and psychology behind spam, see this page!


How to protect from getting spam

What to do if you DO get spam:

For a comprehensive list of national and international agencies to report scams, see this page.

Examples of an Outlook Inbox full of spam:

Examples of an Outlook Inbox full of spam