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*** CACTUS *** You have added as a new email
address for your PayPal account.



Scam Report
Date Reported: 18th September 2014 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
Email Subject:
 *** CACTUS *** You have added as a new email address for your PayPal account.
Apparent Sender:
 PayPal Whats this?
Return Address:
 Not found Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content:
  Whats this?
Anchor text of URLs:
 1) URL link is in form of image, 2) Click to
activate your account, 3)
Click here if you did not
add this email, 4) log in, 5) update
your preferences Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at PayPal by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • PayPal never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.


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