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    Paypal Fraud/Spam

    The people dem gettin bolder, and consistent.

    First email:


    Dear valued PayPalr member:

    Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the paypal
    account we have issued this warning message.

    It has come to our attention that your PayPalr account information needs to be
    updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to
    reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes
    out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into
    any future problems with the online service.


    However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
    Please update your records on or before within 24 hours

    Once you have updated your account records your paypal account
    service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.

    To update your PayPalr records click on the following link:
    https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run

    Thank You.
    PayPalr UPDATE TEAM

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    second email, sent a few days later:

    Dear PayPal Online,

    We regret to inform you, that we had to lock your PayPal Online Access
    because we have reasons to believe that your account may have been compromised by outside
    parties. In order to protect your sensitive information, we temporaly suspended your account.

    To reactivate your account, click on the link below and confirm your identity by completing the
    secure form what will appear.

    https://www.paypal-security.us

    We have seen unusual attempts for logging in regarding your personal account, therefore this
    confirmation regarding your account its only for security reasons.

    Thank you for your time and consideration in this matter.

    Have questions? Our online help screens provide answers to many frequently asked questions.
    You can also click the Customer Center tab then go to the Contact Us page to find a list of helpful
    numbers to call.

    Please do not reply to this automatically generated e-mail.

    We know you have a choice of banks. Thanks for choosing ours.

    Sincerely, PayPal Team,

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    Question

    What is this PayPalr business?









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    I got the 1st email this morning
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antekryse View Post
    What is this PayPalr business?









    It's a phishing scam most likely, and mispellings in the email are one of the biggest clues along with asking for "reconfirmation" or "updating" of info they already have in their system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LolaMs View Post
    It's a phishing scam most likely, and mispellings in the email are one of the biggest clues along with asking for "reconfirmation" or "updating" of info they already have in their system.
    u and yanks geh ketch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dancer View Post
    u and yanks geh ketch?
    I never ever in my life use paypal...never geh ketch by a phishing scam yet with any online accounts thank goodness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dancer View Post
    u and yanks geh ketch?
    why would we geh ketch. we cyar read? I does feel insulted when I see the blatant misspellings and errors in the email. I use paypal, but never once fell for any of the spam emails I receive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dancer View Post
    u and yanks geh ketch?
    wait, why am I friggin answerin u when yuh rass lik yuh cyah hear call me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yanktiguan View Post
    why would we geh ketch. we cyar read? I does feel insulted when I see the blatant misspellings and errors in the email. I use paypal, but never once fell for any of the spam emails I receive.
    juss tell she see...choops

    Quote Originally Posted by yanktiguan View Post
    wait, why am I friggin answerin u when yuh rass lik yuh cyah hear call me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by LolaMs View Post
    I never ever in my life use paypal...never geh ketch by a phishing scam yet with any online accounts thank goodness.
    Quote Originally Posted by yanktiguan View Post
    why would we geh ketch. we cyar read? I does feel insulted when I see the blatant misspellings and errors in the email. I use paypal, but never once fell for any of the spam emails I receive.
    lawd jesus...whey allyuh little sense ah humor...

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    I stop using paypal becuase of this ... this been going on for almost 2 years suprised all you now getting those.I get 3 a week just forward it to spoof@paypal.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Influence View Post
    I stop using paypal becuase of this ... this been going on for almost 2 years suprised all you now getting those.I get 3 a week just forward it to spoof@paypal.com
    yuh siggy is beautiful

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    did u make a type or did they

    what is PayPalr

    or is the r the the registered trademark in the circle but it didnt come thru on imix
    “A sharp knife never proclaims it’s sharpness to the world…but the first to fall against it becomes it’s advocate.”

    You can put any face behind a mask but be careful cos someone else might be pretending. You might not be the only one with a secret -- Cassie/Gretel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taj View Post
    did u make a type or did they

    what is PayPalr

    or is the r the the registered trademark in the circle but it didnt come thru on imix
    The r is the first clue that it's spam. I copied it exactly as it was emailed.

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