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The "PayPal You Sent Payment to Dickssportinggoods, Ltd" Phishing Scams

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The "PayPal You Sent Payment to Dickssportinggoods, Ltd" Phishing Scams

PayPal users, be aware of fake PayPal email messages claiming that you have sent money to Dickssportinggoods, Ltd. The fake or phishing email messages are being sent by cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into clicking on a link within them that goes to a fake or phishing PayPal web page. The fake webpage will then attempt to steal PayPal credentials and credit card information. So, it is important that PayPal users remember never to click on a link to sign into their PayPal accounts. They should instead, always go directly to www.paypal.com.

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A "PayPal You Sent Payment to Dickssportinggoods, Ltd" Phishing Scam

From: PayPaI Receipt <dsgood.receiptid7265583456465@verifynewtransactionupdateid.com>

Sent: Monday, November 26, 2018 1:42:37 PM

To: mail-direct@paypalreceipt-update.com;

Subject: Re: A payment receipt to Dickssportinggoods, Ltd. (payment@dickssportinggoods.com) - on Monday, November 26, 2018.

Monday, November 26, 2018,

Transaction ID: DGMLTA9512CMC8226H

Dear Customer,

You sent a payment of $39.98 USD to Dickssportinggoods, Ltd.

(payment@dickssportinggoods.com)

it may take some time until this transaction to appear in your PayPaI account,

Merchant

Dickssportinggoods, Ltd.

payment@dickssportinggoods.com Instructions for merchants

You haven't entered any instructions.

Shipping address - confirmed

Gloria R Bagwell

4568 Stuart Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

United States. Shipping details

SeIIer haven't icluded a shipping

Description Quality Amount

ASICS Men's GEL-Contend 4 Running Shoes - Size : 9.5

$39.98 USD 1 $39.98 USD

Shipping

Subtotal

$09.97 USD

$59.97 USD

Total

$59.97 USD

Payment $59.97 USD

Payment sent to payment@dickssportinggoods.com

Invoice : lNV/2WTN/3BVT/RXVF

The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website that was designed by cyber criminals 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 and contact them for help immediately. Also, 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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  • Posted: Nov 27, 2018 at 4:08 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Weston, West Virginia, United States

    PayPal could not help me so why go through PayPal.

    A woman in Pittsburgh ordered

    shoes from Dick's and put on my PayPal.

    I thought

    you had to put money into PayPal before they would pay

    Wrong

    delete


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