PayPal Phishing Scam -"We're Investigating a Payment Reversal - Nоtifiсation ID - 820590632"

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The email message below with the subject: "Notification ID: 820590632," is a fake and a phishing scam. The email message claims that PayPal is investigating a payment reversal because the recipients' PayPal accounts have received payments without the account holder's permission. But, the email message was not sent by PayPal and is a scam created by cyber-criminals to steal the recipients' PayPal usernames, passwords and credit card information, which they(scammers) will use to hijack their accounts and use their credit card information to make fraudulent purchases.

PayPal Phishing Scam -Were Investigating a Payment Reversal - Nоtifiсation ID - 820590632
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The PayPal Phishing Email Message

Subject: Nоtifiсation ID: 820590632

Dear [email address],

We're investigating a payment reversal (Case # PP-003-698-723-466)

We recently notified you that a payment you received was made without the account holder's permission, or was the result of a transaction error.

To help resolve this issue, log in to your PayPal account within the next 24 hours and respond to our request for information in your Resolution Center

Thanks,

If you follow the instruction in this scam, you will be taken to the fake PayPal website and ask to sign-in with your PayPal username and password.

You will then be asked to update your credit card information by entering it on the bogus PayPal page.

All the information entered on the bogus PayPal page, will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. Once they have your PayPal credentials, they use it to hijack your account and use it for fraudulent purposes. This includes stealing money from your account, using your PayPal and credit card to make fraudulent purchases.

If you have already entered your PayPal user name,password and credit card information on the fake website, please change your PayPal password and contact your bank immediately.

Please note that PayPal will always address you by your name, and will never refer to you using the following:

  • Dear [Email Address]
  • Dear PayPal user
  • Dear PayPal customer
  • Dear Valued Customer
  • Dear Member
  • Dear User
  • Dear Customer

To avoid getting tricked by these phishing scams, never click on a link in an email message to sign into your PayPal account. Always go to www.paypal.com and sign into your account from there. PayPal will display important messages or notifications to you once you have signed into your account.

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  • May 1, 2016 at 5:59 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "

    From: Paypal Service <service@intl.paypaI.com>

    Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2016 7:14 PM

    Subject: We're investigating a paypal payment reversal (Case ID #PP-009-536-987-252)

    Start shopping faster by adding a payment method : {Email-Customer}

    PayPal secure Heavy check mark

    Now check the account informations that belongs to you!

    Why is my account access limited?

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

    30 avr 2016 We need to confirm some of your account information.

    Your case ID for this reason is PP-009-536-987-252.

    We face a problem in the ratification of the real owner of the account .And for that you must follow the following steps :

    1 Click on the Button Below

    2 Log In Enter email and password

    3 Verify Your Informations To Activate Your Account

    log In

    "

  • March 22, 2016 at 2:08 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - email message -

    Subject: We're investigating a payment reversal (Case ID # PP-002-394-993-961)

    Your account has been Iimited.

    Dear Client

    We need your help resolving an issue with your account.to give us time to work

    together on this, we've temporarily limited what you can do with your account until the issue is resolved.

    It's usually pretty easy to take care of things like this. Most of the time, we just

    need a little more information about your account or latest transactions. Now, Please resolve Your account as soon as possible.

    Resolution Center

    As always, if you need help or have any questions, feel free to contact us. We're always here to help.

    Thank you for being a PayPaI customer.

    Sincerely, PayPaI

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