PayPal spoof email.. be aware.. !!!!

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Doing the rounds again.. I had one this morning ..

    if you do, forward it to: spoof@paypal.co.uk

    Content of email.
    DO NOT CLICK THE LINK..

    The giveaway is that it is addressed to Dear Customer

    Paypal Will Always:

    • Address our customers by their first and last name or business name of
    their PayPal account

    Paypal Will Never:

    • Send an email to: “Undisclosed Recipients” or more than one email
    address
    • Ask you to download a form or file to resolve an issue
    • Ask in an email to verify an account using Personal Information such
    as Name, Date of Birth, Driver’s License, or Address
    • Ask in an email to verify an account using Bank Account Information
    such as Bank Name, Routing Number, or Bank Account PIN Number
    • Ask in an email to verify an account using Credit Card Information
    such as Credit Card Number or Type, Expiration Date, ATM PIN Number, or
    CVV2 Security Code
    • Ask for your full credit card number without displaying the type of
    card and the last two digits
    • Ask you for your full bank account number without displaying your bank
    name, type of account (Checking/Savings) and the last two digits
    • Ask you for your security question answers without displaying each
    security question you created
    • Ask you to ship an item, pay a shipping fee, send a Western Union
    Money Transfer, or provide a tracking number before the payment received
    is available in your transaction history
     
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  2. Microchip

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    Thanks for the warning Scotjimland :thumb:

    Keith
     
  3. catspyjamas

    catspyjamas Funster

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    I had one a couple of days ago and forwarded it to the spoof address :thumb:
     
  4. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Good .. the more people report the better.. :thumb:

    it's so easy to get caught out , especially first thing in the morning when the grey matter is still asleep..

    I just hate these emails.. and the people who spawn them.. :Angry:
     
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