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eBay official notice
19th May 2004

please forward any scams you've received to

Report Summary
Date Reported
19th May 2004
Apparent Sender
Return Address <>
TKO NOTICE: Please verify your account
HTML - web form
any information submitted into the form is captured by a script located at
Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content

1. We thought at first that this may be illegitimately using a third party form to mail script to send user names and passwords given into the form to the perpetrators, but found that the domain has a redirect set up to take you to the home page.
Given that the forged eBay form in the email is coded to send your browser to a different page, it is clear that the domain is dedicated to use in Phishing Scams aimed at eBay users.


" We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures. Your account has been selected for this maintenance. "...


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 (the recipients email address, which is mention within the email body text, has been obscured) ...

eBay official notice


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