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Paypal Email SCAM!!!

chris_b Avatar
9y, 2d agoPosted 9 years, 2 days ago
just recived this email in my hotmail junk folder

Dear PayPal Member,


This email confirms that you have sent an eBay payment of $147.85 USD to
[email protected] for an eBay item.



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Payment Details
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Amount: $147.85 USD

Transaction ID: 2LC956793J776333Y

Subject: Digimax 130





Note:
If you haven't authorized this charge ,click the link below to dispute transaction
and get full refund

Dispute transaction (Encrypted Link )

*SSL connection:
PayPal automatically encrypts your confidential information
in transit from your computer to ours using the Secure
Sockets Layer protocol (SSL) with an encryption key length
of 128-bits (the highest level commercially available)

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Item Information
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eBay User ID: scratchandgnaw2


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Edward Harrell's UNCONFIRMED Address
----------------------------

Edward Harrell
211 David St.
Springtown, TX 76082
United States

Important Note: Edward Harrell has provided an Unconfirmed Address. If
you are planning on shipping items to Edward Harrell, please check the
Transaction Details page of this payment to find out whether you will
be covered by the PayPal Seller Protection Policy.


i then followed the link aware that it may be a scam and it directed me to a Jamacian web designer page. Should i report this to paypal or just ignore the email??
Other Links From Paypal:
chris_b Avatar
9y, 2d agoPosted 9 years, 2 days ago
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#1
I personally would forward the email onto abuse [at] paypal.com
Not that they'd necessarily be able to do anything about it, but they may find that the email address quoted is an actual account which has been compromised...
#2
Ignore it, there's millions of these zinging around the internets.
banned#3
poppy10
Ignore it, there's millions of these zinging around the internets.



Agreed. They dont do anything about it anyway.
#4
jonifen
I personally would forward the email onto abuse [at] paypal.com
Not that they'd necessarily be able to do anything about it, but they may find that the email address quoted is an actual account which has been compromised...


Waste of time, just got to be careful with e-mail. I have an address that gets up to 500 spam e-mails a day :)
#5
lol i get alot everyday especially as I have an online business and accept pay pal ignore it pay pal dont do NOTHING!
#6
There's a reason it went into your Junk mail folder ;-)
#7
[SIZE="3"]Remember - Paypal always address you by your name and not as Dear Paypal Member! :thumbsup:[/SIZE]
#8
For scam Ebay email, forward onto - [email protected]">[email protected]

For scam Paypal email, forward onto - [email protected]">[email protected]
#9
ChrisUK
For scam Ebay email, forward onto - [email protected]">[email protected]

For scam Paypal email, forward onto - [email protected]">[email protected]

complete waste of time to email either. :)
#10
marshallka
complete waste of time to email either. :)


Agreed

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