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Dodgy Paypal Email #719075
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I've just received an email Headed 'Paypal - Receipt for your payment'.
When opened it is a receipt for a payment of 39.00 GBP to Skype (sales@skype.com). It says the shipping address is unconfirmed & states:
If you haven't authorized this charge, open a dispute at:
https://www.paypal.co.uk/helpcenter/open_dispute and get a full refund.
Instead of opening it I logged onto my Paypal account & there is nothing showing on it so must be some kind of scam.

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It's a phishing attempt to get you to click on the link and login to "Paypal" thereby giving these tw*** your password to Paypal.
DO NOT CLICK ON ANYTHING

Instead forward the e-mail to spoof@paypal.com and you will get a reply from them in time.

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Originally Posted by kenmo52
It's a phishing attempt to get you to click on the link and login to "Paypal" thereby giving these tw*** your password to Paypal.
DO NOT CLICK ON ANYTHING

Instead forward the e-mail to spoof@paypal.com and you will get a reply from them in time.

Hi Kenmo52, I've sent a copy of it to Paypal.

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Jees these assholes will try anything these days no

Thanks for the heads up raven.

happy

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just a heads up if you do get an email from Paypal it will have your NAME on it anything else just ignore and forward to paypal


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had a similar one myself a few weeks back stating my monthly statement was ready,,, paypal dont do monthly statements as far as im aware lol

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Originally Posted by 1971efc
had a similar one myself a few weeks back stating my monthly statement was ready,,, paypal dont do monthly statements as far as im aware lol


Like this one? (which I ignored and just checked)...

By the way dragon this had my full name on and was headed "PayPal"

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Originally Posted by _Ste_
Originally Posted by 1971efc
had a similar one myself a few weeks back stating my monthly statement was ready,,, paypal dont do monthly statements as far as im aware lol


Like this one? (which I ignored and just checked)...

By the way dragon this had my full name on and was headed "PayPal"

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yes ste thats the one,,, full name and email on it as well,,, one thing i always do is use the actual site to login and not the links,,, makes you wonder how many people fall for them


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