I am deluged with spam, phishing, and scams every day. Often 150 every day. OR MORE…!!!
Obviously, I’m on scammers lists.
Once your email address is out there it is hard to prevent spam. Using a secondary email address for online activity and keeping your personal address private is the ideal setup. How To Create a Throwaway Email To Avoid Spam (clark.com)
I once tried to block them, but of course that was a waste of time.
If you can get your email provider and email programs to filter out spam, it helps. Alternatively, you can get a new email address that you provide to a limited number of contacts.
That happened to me. I had to get a new email.
I am considering it.