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    Over the last 24 hours, I have received emails stating to be from paypal for each of my 3 accounts.

    On closer inspection I found they were phising ****s

    Please take care with these if you get one

    Taken from paypal site

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  • #2
    I have had some of these recently, every email I get I forward to the address PayPal provide.
    PayPal are very good at investigating these things I feel.

    Ppl should be aware that they are phishing emails and not 'the real deal'!

    Laura x


    • #3
      Many of you will know this, but for those who don't, if you hover your mouse over a link in an email, (or try it on a link on this page) the address of that link is displayed in the bottom left corner of your screen. Spamming and phishing emails can look very real, but this is a clue as to who they really come from.
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      • #4
        I too have received these emails, I reported them to paypal each time.

        I also got a feedback email which I nearly replied to as I thought it was in reply to my reporting the **** ones, but when I read it again, the dates did not tally and also the IP address looked a bit suss. I emailed paypal to ask if they send feedback emails but I havent yet had a reply.

        Really does anger me all these ****s and phishing emails!!!
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        • #5
          I too, have received a number of these, I went into my paypal acoount separately to check there was nothing different on my account and they all suggested these were phishing ones. I have also had a lot from HSBC and i don't even bank with them!!!
          Dee x
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