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Date Reported: 29th July 2010 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
Email Subject:
 PayPal Account Review Department
Apparent Sender:
 PayPal  Whats this?
Return Address: Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content:
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Anchor text of URLs:
gin-run Whats this?
 Location not available 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.

  • The anchor text appears as a legitimate URL, but don't be fooled - clicking on it will take you to a phishing site!


Dear valued PAYPAL member:

PAYPAL is committed to maintaining a safe
environment for its community of
buyers and sellers. To protect the security
of your account, PayPal employs
some of the most advanced security systems in
the world and our anti-fraud
teams regularly screen the PayPal system for
unusual activity.

Recently, our Account Review Team identified
some unusual activity in your
account. In accordance with PayPal's User
Agreement and to ensure that your

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