How to Determine if an Email is a PayPal Scam?
PayPal does not address you as "Dear Customer", "Dear Member", or "Dear PayPal Customer". PayPal always uses your first and last names in the greeting.
Example: Dear John Brown.
And, PayPal will never send an email with a link to enter sensitive information.
To ensure that you are on PayPal's website, your web browser address bar should look like the following:
PayPal users who have been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords and contact PayPal for help immediately.