Sunday, January 14, 2007

Paypal Scam

Here is a copy of a bogus email that I got:

Dear PayPal Member,This email confirms that you have paid xxx $x.00 USD using PayPal. This credit card transaction will appear on your bill as "PAYPAL xxx*".

PayPal Shopping Cart Contents

Item Name: Nokia 8800 Brand New


Total: $X.00 USD

Cart Subtotal: $X.00 USD

Shipping Charge: $30.00 USD

Cart Total: $x.00 USD

Shipping Information
Shipping Info: ~
Address Status: Unconfirmed

If you haven't authorized this charge, click the link below to cancel the payment and get a full refund. (Of course this link doesn't directly go to Paypal!)

Thank you for using PayPal!The PayPal Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the "Help" link in the footer of any page.

You have to be careful when you get email like this! DON'T CLICK ON THE BLUE LINK!

It is an email scam and if you click on that blue link you will be very sorry that you did!

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