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Attaching Spam as an Attachment for Outlook 2016 (Windows)

Step 1: Create a New Email

Start a new email within Outlook.

Step 2: Drag Spam/Phishing Email and Drop in New Email

Drag the Spam/Phishing email from your list of emails and drop it into the new email. Address the email to and put Reporting Spam/Phishing as the subject.

Step 3: Send the Email

Finally you should see the email you made with the spam/phishing email in the Attached section.  You are then ready to press Send and send the email.

Attaching Spam as an Attachment for Outlook 2010 & 2013 (Windows)

Step 1: Create a New Email

Create a new email and address it to with the subject of SPAM Email.

Step 2: Attaching the Email

Click on the Attach Item icon and choose Outlook Item from the drop down.

Step 3: Insert Item

In the Insert Item window, find the email you would like to attach. Below the OK button ensure that it is send as attachment. Click OK.

Step 4: Send the Email

The email should now show an attachment. Click Send.