"PayPal You Submitted an Order Amounting" Phishing Scams
Persons who have already fallen victim to the phishing scam should change their PayPal passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked, and contact PayPal immediately for help.
Sample of a "PayPal You Submitted an Order Amounting" Phishing Scam
From: PayPal Payments JXlBS_UaBXUZ@wustl.edu
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 11:23 PM
Subject: You submitted an order amounting $39.99 CAD to Geometry Dash
You sent a payment of $39.99 CAD to Geometry Dash
This email confirms your purchase of the following subscription usign your PayPalID (email@example.com):
Product description: 1 x Geometry Dash
Unit price $39.99 CAD
Total price $39.99 CAD
This is a subscription order and you'll be billed every month until you cancel your subscription.
Issues with this transaction?
You can cancel a Subscription at any time: http://apituneordau8.canadasubscription .com/
You have 7 days from the date of the transaction to cancel the subscription without beeing charged.
Please do not reply to this email. To get in touch with us, click Help & Contact.
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It is important that PayPal user remember that they should never sign into their accounts by clicking on a link. They should always go directly to www.paypal.com and sign-in from there instead. This will prevent them from clicking on a link that goes to a phishing website.
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