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TKO NOTICE: eBay Registration Suspension
9th November 2004

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Report Summary
Date Reported
9th November 2004
Apparent Sender
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TKO NOTICE: eBay Registration Suspension

Spoof email contains a form where victim is prompted to enter their details to verify/protect/update their account. Details are then forwarded to a local script and captured by the scammers.

Bogus Web Content?
URL of web content



1. Email claims to be from eBay asking you to confirm your account. Contains a form to fill with your details. On submission your details are sent not to eBay but the phishers.

2. eBay never send users emails requesting details in this way.

3. Capture script at

4.Traced to a server in Abidjan, Ivory Coast


" Dear eBay User, During our regular update and verification of the accounts, we could not verify your current information. Either your information has changed or it is incomplete. "...

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.


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