Important Paypal Alert

This was forwarded to me by a friend.  She nearly fell for the scam as she was in discussion with Paypal about a transaction at the time. 

If you receive any emails from Paypal ALWAYS check the links, even if you are expecting a Paypal email. For safety, NEVER click on any link in an email that appears to come from Paypal.  ALWAYS enter the address of Paypal directly into your browser.

In this case, if you point your mouse at one of the links in the email you will see displayed at the bottom left of your screen the address of the website that the link really takes you to.  Not Paypal.

Security Center Advisory!
PayPal is constantly working to ensure security by screening accounts daily in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we need you to verify information to help us provide you with secure service. Until we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account features will be limited or terminated. We would like to restore your access as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.


Why is my account access limited?

Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s): 

  • June 8, 2008: We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third party. Because protecting the security of your account is our primary concern, we have placed limited access to sensitive PayPal account features. We understand that this may be an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation is for your protection.

    Click here to Remove Account Limitations

    Completing all of the checklist items will automatically restore your account to normal access.

    Thank you for using PayPal! The PayPal Team

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