"Your Subscription to Rocketgeek is Waiting for Approval" PayPal Phishing Scam
The fake and fraudulent emails are not from Rocketgeek.com and, unless you’ve actually registered as a user at Rocketgeek.com, you're not subscribed. Therefore, there is no need to contact Rocketgeek.com, just delete the fraudulent email messages and check your PayPal account for any discrepancies.
The "Your Subscription to Rocketgeek is Waiting for Approval" PayPal Phishing Scam
From: Paypal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: July 13, 2017 6:26 AM
Subject: Notification: About your subscription approval.
Your subscription to Rocketgeek is waiting for Approval.
Your recurring payment to Rocketgeek will be activated in the next 48 Hours, If this was unauthorized please follow the steps in this link Here to confirm your cancellation.
876-661-2199 Instructions to merchant
You haven't entered any instructions.
Rocketgeek.com Annual Subscription
Subtotal $59.00 USD
Fees $1.14 USD
Payment $60.14 USD
Payment to support@Rocketgeek.com
Note: You will automatically charged 59.00 $ plus any applicable tax every month starting July 15.2017.
The link in the fake and fraudulent email message goes to the following fake/phishing PayPal website:
which was created by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into signing in. But, any attempts to sign into the fake/phishing website will result in the potential victims' PayPal accounts being sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam, who will use it to steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently. The cyber-criminals/scammers will change the website's name, so look out for similar phishing email messages with links that go to different phishing websites.
PayPal users who have been tricked into submitting their PayPal credentials on the fake website are asked to change their passwords immediately. And, are asked never to click on a link to sign into their PayPal accounts. They should instead, go directly to www.paypal.com and sign-in from there.
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