Paypal Account Alert Case ID Number: OBUTRXX84441

Paypal scams are becoming increasingly common.  NEVER click on a link in a Paypal email, even if you think it has come from them.  ALWAYS enter the address of the Paypal website directly into your browser.  Log into your account.  If you believe there is a problem with your account, contact Paypal directly through the website after logging into your account.

How do I know this email is a scam?  If I point my mouse at the web address link and DON’T CLICK.  This is the web address that is displayed at the bottom left of the screen:This is not the address of the real paypal website.  If you are a Paypal user, make sure you know the address of the real website.  This will help you spot the fakes.  In this case, the scammers have added “paypal.com” onto the “servertasrimbu.com” website.

If you’re wondering how the correct web address appears in the body of the email, while the address of the fake website is displayed at the bottom of the screen, join our mailing list and download “anatomy of a bank phishing email”.  This will tell you all how these false links are made by the scammers.

  Encryption is Only the Start  

At PayPal, we want to increase your security and comfort level with every transaction. From our Buyer and Seller Protection Policies to our Verification and Reputation systems, we’ll help to keep you safe.

 

We have recently noticed one or more attempts to log into your PayPal account from a foreign IP address and we have reasons to believe that your account may have been hacked by a third party without your authorization.  

If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual login in attempts may have been initiated by you. However, if you are the rightful holder of the account, click on the link below to log into your account within the above-mentioned period.
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_login-run
If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to temporaly suspend your account.

We ask that you allow at least 72 hours for the case to be investigated and we strongly recommend to verify your account in that time.

If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of PayPal policy to represent oneself as another PayPal user. Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. PayPal is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquires related to attempts to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft. Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Thanks for your patience and understanding as we work together to protect your account.

Sincerely,
PayPal Account Review Department
PayPal, an eBay Company

 

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