I keep getting fake facebook request on my work email. This email is not on my facebook account. Is there something I can do about it?

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TM_Joemar, Alum

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Hi garydshepard,

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In my opinion, the best thing that you can do about it is to block the sender's email to prevent them from sending another request.

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Most likely, your work email address is saved to these people's Address Book/contacts and they followed the prompt from Facebook to invite friends from their Contact List/Address Book. 

I ignore those notifications, mark it as spam or create a rule to automatically move it to a folder so I can check later who are these people, whether we are connected in real life and then try to figure out how s/he got my email address. But most of the time, I just ignore.