The Fake or Phishing PayPal Email Message
Subject: Reminder: Due invaIid Update your account information (Reason ID # 001-442-111-042)
From: service@intI.paypal.com (support@payqaI.onmicrosoft.com)
Case ID Number: ID 5564-1320-1334-4203
Update your invalid information
We regularly check the activity of yοur ΡayΡal accοunt. Recently, we found that some of the activities yοu are viοlating yοur agreement with us. Therefore, we have limited yοur accοunt and can not offer the service for yοu.
The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website that was designed by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into entering their PayPal username, password and credit card information. If the requested information is submitted by the potential victims, it will be sent to the cybercriminals, who will use it to steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.
If you are tricked into submitting your PayPal credentials and credit card information on the fake web page, please change your PayPal password immediately and contact your bank and let them know that you have submitted your credit card information on a phishing website.
Remember, never click on a link to sign into your PayPal account, always go directly to: www.paypal.com and login from there.