Paypal Scam

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  1. optimusprime72

    optimusprime72 Autobot Leader

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    Ebayers beware. There is a paypal scam going on. I recently got an email supposedly from paypal saying that someone was trying to access my account and they wanted my info to verify it. I told them I DO NOT HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT! For those of you that do, beware. Verify everything with Paypal first before responding to any emails. Apparently they are trying to cover their tracks because when I mentioned it to my email server, a notice was sent back saying the email was undeliverable. Be careful everyone.



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  2. grimlockams prime

    grimlockams prime Check you feet

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    this gose in non tf gd
     
  3. cutback4197

    cutback4197 all roads lead to shame

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    Happens all time. Just report them to the spoof department at paypal. Never enter any info from the link they provide, open a new window and go to paypal.
     
  4. benzo

    benzo Well-Known Member

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    I got one of those emails before. I emailed the real paypal right away.
     
  5. Pimpimus Prime

    Pimpimus Prime (┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐) TFW2005 Supporter

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    I get about 5 of these a day.
     
  6. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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  7. Killa-B-Killed

    Killa-B-Killed Material Handler

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    Same here, I'm glad Pimp Prime spoke up, I was a little worried about the frequency I've been getting them.
     
  8. Trenner Dios

    Trenner Dios Humility > Huge Ego

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    I answer customer service emails at my job. Our own CS email addres receives fake PayPal and eBay emails all the time. Nothing new. I just delete 'em.
     
  9. optimusprime72

    optimusprime72 Autobot Leader

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    I know guys, I know. Just trying to help.
     
  10. Grimlocka go-go

    Grimlocka go-go Back from the Dead TFW2005 Supporter

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    apprecitate it, thanks for the heads up
     
  11. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    the funny thing is, my paypal account is currently limited, because this really did happen, apparently. I can only receive money, not withdraw from my account. they sent an activation code to my mom's house, which is where I was at like a decade ago when I originally opened the account. of course, that was almost 2 weeks ago, and I still haven't received that letter. kinda frustrating.
     
  12. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, this is an old, old scam. It's called phishing.
     
  13. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm gonna sue them peoples, soon as that Nigerian princess puts the damn funds in my account!
     

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