My sister forwarded me this Paypal scam. The “attached” form asks for your credit card details. Paypal will NEVER ask you to confirm your details by filling in a form attached to an email. They will NEVER address you as “Dear PayPal user”.
NEVER click on a link in an email that claims to come from Paypal. ALWAYS enter the address of Paypal directly into your browser and log into your account.
If you think you have accidentally given your credit card details to a scammer, contact your bank straight away.
Dear PayPal user,
As part of our security reasons, we regularly screen activity in the PayPal system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account.
We requested information from you for the following reason:
We recently received a report of unauthorized credit card use associated with this account. As a precaution, we have limited access to your PayPal account in order to protect against future unauthorized transactions.
Case ID Number: PP-503-472-569
This is a reminder to restore your account as soon as possible.
Please download the form attached to this email and open it in a web browser. Once opened, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access. We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety.
In accordance with PayPal’s User Agreement, your account access will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. Unfortunately, if access to your account remains limited for an extended period of time,
it may result in further limitations or eventual account closure. We encourage you to restore your PayPal account as soon as possible to help avoid this.
We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.
PayPal Account Review Department
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