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Date Reported: 8th December 2005 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
Apparent Sender:
 eBay Whats this?
Return Address:
 eBay Office < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: ebayisapidll.accountsuspension.placeccinfo. usersignin/ Whats this?
 Korea Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at eBay by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

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

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as " cmd=SignIn.html".

  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual eBay URL.

Complaint Tracking Number: 5835880779
By: x x@x.x
Item #: 2996804910
Winning Bid: $139.95
Payment Method: PAYPAL
Date Complaint Filed: Wednesday-12 03:17 AM
Nature of Complaint:
I sent a payment but never received any merchandise.
Text of Complaint: I won an auction for a $500 Pep Boys Gift Certificate. It was a certificate number which you entered after ordering online. We were told by Pep Boys, that the certificate number was stolen and not valid.

If you are not aware of this item being sold on your ebay account, Please goto the link below and reactivate your account status. fraudcomplaint?cmd=SignIn.html

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