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Another "paypal" scam email

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Another "paypal" scam email

Just got this one... had similar.. gonna send it to paypal....
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Dear customer,
Your Account Will Be Limited , Until We Here From You . To Update Your Info . Simply click on the web address below (or copy and paste the link into your browser):

Update Your Info



Update Your Account Update Now

Help Center  |  Partner Directory  |  Logo Center  |  Security  |  Business Center

yeah.. I know its a scam... so I ain`t clicking on any of it... just wanted to alert the rest of you, ( and some who don`t understand these things yet )...
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Kremmen
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Re: Another "paypal" scam email

Yep, never follow any links in emails. Always go to websites yourself and watch the address in the bar is the one you intended.
Let's be careful out there !
MightyMouse
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Re: Another "paypal" scam email

A lot of these scams look very professional with the official looking logo etc.
But, where they always fall down is, they put Dear customer.

A  legitimate e-mail will always put your name .
And as for those saying you  have a tax rebate,  the  inland revenue will never e-mail you.
They always write to you.  
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Re: Another "paypal" scam email

I wonder how they decide who to send them to - so far I haven't had one.
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Re: Another "paypal" scam email

@artmo Don't take it personally Wink
As I told shutter previously I'm happy to forward any I get to you  Tongue

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Re: Another "paypal" scam email

@Mav you are too kind but on this occasion I will decline your help Smiley
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Re: Another "paypal" scam email

All my mail gets viewed in mailwasher first.
Fake links can be clearly be seen as fake.
A handy program in sorting out what mail you actually want to bother downloading.