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eBay - Your account is not suspended



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Date Reported: 24th June 2005 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
Email Subject:
 eBay - Your account is not suspended
Apparent Sender:
 eBay Whats this?
Return Address:
 My eBay < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: 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 "".

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual eBay URL.
"Due to recent account takeovers and unauthorized listings, EBay is introducing a new account verification method."

Dear eBay Member:

Due to recent account takeovers and unauthorized listings, EBay is introducing a new account verification method. From time to time Randomly selected accounts (seller and/or buyer) Are subjected to an advanced verification process Based on our merchant accounts/bank relations and customer's credit card.

EBay may also request in an email message scanned/faxed copies of one or more photo ID's.
Your account confirmation may go wrong if your credit card/bank account is expired Or if you have changed your credit card number Billing address etc. without notifying us about the change.

Subject of this verification process are also the accounts that have unpaid dues to eBay.
Your account is not suspended But if in 48 hours after you receive this message your account is not confirmed We reserve the right to suspend your eBay registration.

If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder Please be aware that it is in violation of eBay policy to represent oneself as another eBay user.

Such action may also be in violation of local, national And/or international law. EBay is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts To misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft.

Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies To ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Note: If this is the second time you receive this notice it might be because you have made a mistake when you entered your details or that the account was not updated at all.

To confirm your identity with us click here:

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you and we would like to thank you for your cooperation as we review this matter.

Trust and Safety Department
eBay Inc.
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