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I have just come out of hospital and have in the region of 30 e-mails from gmail over the past few days 'linking' a gmail account to my (hotmail) email address. I have not done this once never mind 30 times!

the supposed gmail accounts are made up of random letters and numbers eg vvcxzzx.comvcxzdfgh.com@gmail.com

How do I stop this? Surely someone like google should not be allowing this to happen?

Thanks in advance for any advice :)

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Have you looked at Google's help page for suspected gmail abuse? support.google.com/mail/topic/3394218?hl=en&rd=2 –  Graham Hill May 14 at 12:52

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as the comment of Graham Hill suggested, check the webpage, and ofcourse, change your password immidiately! this is of outmost importance with any type of abuse with mailaccounts.

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You can create a random gmail address and then link it to an existing email address for password recovery. You can fill in any address there I believe, and you don't have to be logged into that address, which is not relevant anyway if it's not a gmail address.

So I don't know how you can stop this, but you can contact Google and ask them if they can stop it.

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