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Re: Why is Google asking for my phone number?
Oct 20, 2010 12:02 PM
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That message is a scam, see the sticky post called "Account terminations".
Note the answer to the first question in my post
I am being asked to provide a phone number to get back into my account, is this legit? I
f you logged in and were taken to a special web page that asks for your phone number then yes"
If you get a request for your phone number and/or password via email it's a scam, report it using the "report phishing" menu option in the menu at the top right of the email.