Another instance of a domain name which
is constructed to look like a genuine ebay URL ...
On this occasion, eBay users are faced with a spoof email (see
image below) which directs their browsers to bogus content at a domain with a
URL which has been constructed to look like a genuine ebay site (see image below).
A brief look at the URL may well fool many users, but it is actually a sub domain
of 4t.com - http://signin.ebay.co.uk.4t.com/
Any information submitted is
processed through a third party site which specialises in processing form data
to email for subscribers.
If you have received this email, please remember that it is very
common for these email scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly
different content or the same but with the fake page(s) hosted by a different
provider. Also, once you have received one of these hoaxes, it is also common
place to receive at least another one and usually a day or two after the first,
although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.
The Spoof Email ...
Due to recent activity, including possible unauthorized listings placed on
your account, we will suspend any activity on your account in order to allow
us to investigate this matter further. If you believe that this action may have
been taken in error, or, if you feel that your account may have been tampered
with, please respond to this message so that we can provide additional information
and work with you to resolve this issue.Go to link below and login to your account:
After responding to the message, we ask that you allow at least 72 hours for
the case to be investigated. Emailing us before that time will result in delays.
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.
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 fullest extent of
subject: TKO NOTICE: eBay Registration Suspension
- Misrepresentation of Identity -
bogus web page ...