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I've been receiving suspicious emails to my Gmail account, alerting me that "Someone has requested ownership of My Business on Google My Business."  I've reviewed and declined the requests, but they persist using different accounts. 

How can I prevent these daily attempts? Thank you!
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I just got two of those today and I have no idea who the person is.  I called the phone number listed in the request but it was not in service.  I'm pretty sure someone is attempting to hack my Google Business account.
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Hey Guys,
 
I can ask Google to look into this.  Can you please provide the details of the listings you're getting this for?  Please list the name, address, and phone number.
 
Joy Hawkins, Google My Business Product Expert
Owner of Sterling Sky and the Local Search Forum

Please note that this forum is moderated by volunteers known as Google Product Experts who are not Google employees and are merely advising on best practices and interpreting Google's policies based on their experience.
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this is the person that requested the ownership of my business

Ethelyn Mitzie, Business owner
deloragjg4555@gmail.com
3456787654
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I have received the same yesterday, and I received a "reminder" email about this request today:
Someone has requested ownership of ****** on Google My Business.
Janee Mariam, Business owner
elfreda54546@gmail.com
6985320678

I find this very suspicious. The name and the email don't match. Possible spoofing and phishing email?

Additionally, I don't see any notification of this request when I log into my Google My Business portal page.
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Today i recieved this email the 5th time. 
Someone has requested ownership of H Town Rent-A-Car on Google My Business.
Aleena Yaritza, Business owner
aleenayaritza974@gmail.com
281-694-5469

and now another email saying

Someone has requested ownership of H Town Rent-A-Car on Google My Business.
Aleena Yaritza, Business owner
aleenayaritza974@gmail.com
281-694-5469

Aleena Yaritza will now be allowed to verify their affiliation with the business to gain access. If they complete verification, your listing will become unverified.

Please help this complete fraud. I dont know this person. My business is fully verified . I have tried calling this person but no response.
For now i have rejected there request . Please advise how to fix this problem.
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