More phishing scams?

I have been getting lots of emails ostensibly from Martin Lewis advising investing in cryptocurrency. I have had 4 in the last 24hrs! I just delete them without opening, as I have just joined these forums to report them so knew they were wrong uns  but did hear my email address was in a leak recently. Apart from changing my address which I am loath to do, I assume I just keep deleting until they get the message? I am not ure if this s the right category for this query but felt that I needed to report it. Is there somewhere else I should have posted ?


  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 35,242
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    edited 9 December 2021 at 12:51PM
    Delete but also block the sender/domain. Only four in a day is not too bad, so shouldn't present too much of a problem.

    There's no need to report them to MSE.
  • libra10
    libra10 Posts: 18,558
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    You can report them to [email protected] which I have been doing.

    The problem is that the more you click on them to report, the 'scam merchants' realise your email is live and add it to more lists, resulting in receiving many more phishing scams.  I'm receiving 100s daily at present!

    Martin was on TV earlier today, and I'm sure he said never to click on them, I'm not going to report any more and see whether the spam decreases again.
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