PayPal Possible Fraud Notification Phishing Scam
PLEASE NOTE: PayPal is NOT responsible for these e-mail scams. Organisations and individuals pretending to be PayPal initiate them. PayPal.com, PayPal, and all related logos are either trademarks or registered trademarks of PayPal, Inc., or its licensors. Cyber Top Cops is in no way affiliated with PayPal.Date: 18 September 2007
Received from "PayPal" <email@example.com>
Subject: PayPal Account® Posible Fraud - Notification
You have received this email because your account has been used from different locations by you or someone else.
For security purpose, we are required to open an investigation into this matter.
In order to safeguard your account, we require that you confirm your banking details.
To help speed up this process, please access the following link so we cancomplete the verification of
your PayPal Account:
Alert code: 1366968850
If we do no receive the appropriate account verification within 48 hours, then we will assume this PayPal Bank account is fraudulent and will be suspended. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your bank account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community.
We appreciate your support and understanding and thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
PayPal - Paypal Account® Security Department
© 2007 PayPal Account & Co.
Please do not reply to this email as this is only a notification. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
PayPal Account® Banking Departament
What's with all the colours and cheesy formatting? This scam was probably a primary school project of a phishing scammer's kid. The same old story of your account being accessed from different locations, the scammer's pitch that is very popular among Banking Phishing Scams.