PayPal Phishing Scam - "Your Payment NO - 754 620 185 236"
August 10, 2015
PayPal users, beware of the fake PayPal email message below: "Your payment NO: 754 620 185 236," which was sent by cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into clicking on a link within it that will take them to a fake or phishing PayPal webpage. The fake webpage will then attempt to steal their PayPal credentials and credit card information. So, it is important that you remember never click on a link to sign into your PayPal account.instead, always go directly to www.paypal.com.
Please continue reading below.
The Fake or Phishing PayPal Email Message
From: netinterncustomssegur @netvisao .pt
Subject: Your payment NO: 754 620 185 236
Transaction ID: 32753ZT261028285GA0G28
Dear user ID - ,
You sent a payment of £ 60.00 GBP to Farm Heroes Saga.
Thanks for using PayPal.to See All the Transaction details, log in to your PayPal account.
It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.
Pet Rescue Saga Games Inc.
email@example.com Note to Seller
You have not included a Note.
Delivery address - Confirmed
Provided The Seller has not dispatch any details yet.
Description Unit price Qty Amount
Credits Saga games
Item Number 48,192,046,792 £ 60.00 GBP >1 £ 60.00 GBP
Postage and packaging £ 0.00 GBP
Insurance - not offered
Total £ 60.00 GBP
Payment £ 60.00 GBP
Payment sent to
Issues with this Transaction?
You have 180 days from the Date of the Transaction to Open a Dispute in the Resolution Centre. If you have not Authorized this charge, Click the link below to get Full Refund Dispute Transaction and Click Here to cancel the payment ? * Questions Go to the Help Centre at: www.paypal.co.uk/UK/help . .. Please do not reply to this Email This Mailbox is not Monitored and you Will not receive a Response For Assistance, log in to your PayPal account and Click Help in the Top right corner of any PayPal Page. You CAN choose to receive plain text emails instead of HTML emails.to change your Notifications preferences, log in to your PayPal account at www.paypal.co.uk , Go Click to your Profile and Settings My account .
Copyright © 1999-2015 PayPal All Rights Reserved.. PayPal (Europe) S.à RL et Cie, SCA Société en Commandite par Actions Registered Office: 5th Floor 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg RCS Luxembourg B 118 349
Email PayPal ID PP435 - 7843dtrn8324f231
Note: the cybercriminals may change the payment number, so look out for similar emails with different numbers.
The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal web page on a compromised 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.
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