Beware of "You submitted an order amounting of 59.99 GBP to Asda Stores Limited" PayPal Scam
July 14, 2014
October 25, 2013
The email message below: "You submitted an order amounting of 59.99 GBP to Asda Stores Limited", was not sent by PayPal and is a phishing scam used by scammers to attempt to trick their potential victims into entering their PayPal usernames and passwords on a bogus PayPal website.
Please continue reading below.
Here Is a Copy of the PayPal Phishing Email Scam
You submitted an order amounting to 59.99 GBP to Asda Stores Limited
Thanks for using PayPal. Please note that this is not a charge. Your account will be charged when the merchant processes your payment. You may receive multiple emails as the merchant processes your order.
Your funds will be transferred when the merchant processes your payment. Any money in your PayPal account at that time will be used before any other payment source.
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Asda Stores Limited
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S2S Derby Supercentre Store 4607
United Kingdom Dispatch details
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Description Unit price Qty Amount
Motorola MBP28 Multi-Cam Digital Video Baby Monitor x1
Item Number 002686623 £59.99 GBP 1 £59.99 GBP
Subtotal £59.99 GBP
Payment sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Clicking on any of the links in this email message (DO NOT) will take you to the phishing or fraudulent website: hxxp://www.chinaehc.cn/.
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If you enter your PayPal username and password on this fake website, it will be sent to the scammers, who will use to this information to gain access to your account.
Also, do not send your information to the email address email@example.com; this is because it is a bogus email address created by scammers. This email address has nothing to do with PayPal. PayPal email addresses end with "@paypal.com".
Never click on a link to sign into any of your online accounts. Always go directly to your online accounts, by typing the website address in your web browser address bar and clicking the “Go” button or pressing the "Enter" key on your keyboard.
If you want to sign into your PayPal account, type "www.paypal.com" in your web browser address bar and click the "Go" button or press the "Enter" key on your keyboard. Once you are on the website: "www.paypal.com", sign in from there or navigate to the sign-in page.
Always ensure that your web browser address bar looks like the image below when you are visiting www.paypal.com website:
Web browser address bar www.paypal.com:
If you have already entered your PayPal user name and password on the fake PayPal website, please change your PayPal password right now.
Here are instructions for changing your PayPal password
Log in to your PayPal account.
Click My Account at the top of the page.
Click Profile at the top of the page.
Click Change beside Password/Security questions.
Click Edit. You may be required to confirm your account information.
Enter your current password and your new password.
PayPal will always address you by your first and last names. They will never address you as “Dear Customer” or “Dear User”. Once you receive an email message appearing as if it came from PayPal, it must contain your first and last names; if not, it’s more than likely a scam.
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