eBay Account Suspension Phishing Scam
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Date: 6 November 2007
Received from "<firstname.lastname@example.org>" <email@example.com>
Subject: Your account has been suspended for non-payment
Dear eBay Community Member,
I'm writing to let you know that your account have been indefinitely suspended from eBay because our records indicate your account was involved in activities that violate our policy governing seller non-performance.
If you feel you have been suspended in error or want to appeal this decision by providing additional information, please click here .
An email regarding this was sent to your email address on file with eBay.
Thank you for using eBay and we look forward to many more successful transactions!
Scott R. Shipman, CIPP
An e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org... no wait... a personal e-mail from the Senior Counsel, Global Privacy Practices, informing you that your account has been suspended for non-payment... no wait... because your account was involved in activities that violate their policy governing seller non-performance... but wait... an email regarding this was sent to your email address on file with eBay, so you can probably ignore this one. Looks like the work of a scammer in denial.