AOL Mail app includes spoofing and spam alerts to ensure you are having a safe and secure experience. You will be notified at times when an email might be a spam or display a visual alert notification of a spoofed email address, giving you the option to report the email or block the user.

Recognize a spam alert

When AOL detects a possible spam account you will receive this notification to help you quickly report it as a spam or just unsubscribe from the newsletter.
Spam example

Recognize a spoof alert

Email spoofing is the forgery of an email header so the message appears to be coming from somewhere other than the actual source. Use the Report button to notify AOL about spoofed email addresses or It's Safe to continue
Spoofed email example