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– How to Report Phony Email “Phishing” Scams


If you receive a phishing email or phone text message, we encourage you to report it to the proper authorities. That way, you can do your part to help fight scammers.

Step 1. Forward the email to the Anti-Phishing Working Group at [email protected]. For text messages, copy and text it to “SPAM” (7726). Remember: Do not click or tap any links.

Step 2. Report the phishing attack to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357) or filing a complaint online at