FPA NOTICE: eBay Registration Suspension

How do I know this email is a scam?  First – it doesn’t address you by your registered eBay username.  Second – if you hover a mouse over the link in the email and don’t click, you will see that the web address displayed is not ebay.  This is a scammer who is after your credit card details.  Look what you are asked for – I’ve taken screenshots.  NEVER click on a link in an eBay email, even if you think it is genuine.  ALWAYS type the address of the your local eBay website directly into your browser.  If there is a problem with your account you will find a message in your account area.

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Dear eBay Customer,

We are writing to let you know that your eBay account has been suspended.

Per the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily sus pend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your membership and refuse to provide our services to you if we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us.

To remove any limitations, you are required to confirm your eBay registration using the link bellow.

Due to the suspension of this account, please be advised you are prohibited from using eBay in any way until your confirmation.

Please note that this will affect the abilit to sell or bid on items. This includes the registering of a new account.

eBay Safeharbour Department SD95

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