Despite the Google captcha protection I receive some spam from my website contact forms.

I want to report these spams but without blocking my contact form address.

Explaination: when somebody send a mail from the contact form, the mail goes first to my website server ([email protected] adress), and is automatically redirected to [email protected]. So I can't use the Gmail "spam report" option to report the [email protected] without blocking [email protected] address.

Any idea how to report that kind of contact form's spams?

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There is basically only two options to do anything about it:

  1. Look up the management contact for the ip sending spam, (the whois utility can do it for you,) and send them an email and hopefully the spammer will be suspended.

  2. Block the IPs/IP ranges that is sending the spam from your contact form.

  • The third option which is real life observation. Reporting it is a waste of time as the source for this stuff is usually completely outside of anyone's jurisdiction. Commented Oct 5, 2014 at 17:26
  • In my experience the ISPs that owns the IP range often suspends them, but some don't care, sure.
    – remmy
    Commented Oct 5, 2014 at 17:53

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