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    Your account will be suspended! - but i dont have one, scam i think....

    Hi.

    Just got this email through my gmail account. A poor attempt at a scam, just thought i would warn people to remain vigilent




    The link to activate your account just goes to an IP, and note that the email is from paypal@mythtv.lan


    Thankfully it was easy for me to identify as a scam, as i dont have a paypal account me scammers
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    Scam for sure.

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    look at the address it came from, OBVIOUSLY it's a scam.

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    Lol.. Still Can't believe people fall for these phishing scams!.. But guess it happens so can't be too harsh!.



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    forward the e-mail to spoof@paypal.com. I've had scam e-mails supposed to be from ebay and paypal before and forwarded them on. I always recieve an e-mail back within 24 hours from the real paypal/ebay confirming they are scams.
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    yeah let ebay/paypal know..
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    I used to think that nobody I knew was stupid enough to fall for these scams, but my neighbour was stung for 5 grand in an online banking scam. She was able to get everything back - but can't believe she didn't call me to verify it! Took her almost 3 months to get it sorted.

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    its the nigerian scammers you gotta love

    anyone remember that 'anus laptops' story?

    i wouldnt mind reading that again!

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    Tbh people who are stupid enough to fall for these deserve to lose their money.
    Add more chlorine to the gene pool is what I say.
    People have had enough warning, national newspapers, TV etc.
    Now they should be tested. And if they fail tough. They suck.
    Harsh but fair.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrivatePyle
    I aomething simliar saying I'd tried many times to log in unsuccesfully.


    hmmmm it looks genuine and i dont even have an account

    Reply-To: <accounting@paypal.com>
    From: "Account Service" <service@paypal.com>
    Subject: Verify your PayPal Account
    Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 15.41.12 +0200
    To: undisclosed-recipients:;


    We recently have determined that different computers have logged into your PayPal account, and multiple password failures were present before the login. One of our Customer Service employees has already tryed to telephonically reach you. As our employee did not manage to reach you, this email has been sent to your notice.
    Therefore your account has been temporary suspended. We need you to confirm your identity in order to regain full privileges of your account.
    If this is not completed by July 8, 2005, we reserve the right to terminate all privileges of your account indefinitly, as it may have been used for fraudulent purposes. We thank you for your cooperation in this manner.
    To confirm your identity please follow the link below:

    https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=LogIn Thank you for your patience in this matter.

    PayPal - Customer Service

    Please do not reply to this e-mail as this is only a notification. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.

    If you try and Reply to that emial, does it Still display the paypal domain?.. As it may just be an alias?


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    people have previously cloned the paypal/ebay address so it appears genuine but is fake. Just got something from ebay(when I login to the ebay site) saying that if yyou recieve an e-mail from them then check in my ebay and there will be a copy there if it is genuine. If not, it is a fake.
    I do know everything, just not all at once. It's a virtual memory problem.

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    ooh ooh! I must click on the link....

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    I get these ebay scams almost everyday. If you look in the bottom status bar of internet explorer if you click the bogus links, you can see ad companies and dogy websites before it changes in the top URL bar.

    Only idiots do these things. I once fileld out a scam ebay form in an insulting mannor.
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