To forward unwanted or deceptive spam
to the FTC send it to email@example.com,
and be sure to include the full email header.
If you think you have been taken advantage
of by a spam scam, file
a complaint with the FTC online at www.ftc.gov.
Complaints will help the FTC find and stop people who
are using spam to defraud consumers.
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The Federal Trade Commission receives about 300,000
samples of deceptive spam – forwarded by computer users
– each day, and stores it in a database. The FTC and
its law enforcement partners use the database to generate
cases against people who use spam to spread false or
misleading information about their products or services.
The FTC’s spam database has served
as the basis for FTC cases involving pyramid schemes,
money-making chain letters, credit card scams, credit
repair scams, bogus weight-loss plans, fraudulent business
opportunities, and other scams that were promoted via