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Beware of "PayPal You've Got Money! Fund On Hold" Phishing Scam

2018-06-04T12:03:04 -  +
Beware of "PayPal You've Got Money! Fund On Hold" Phishing Scam

PayPal who have receive the "You've Got Money! Fund On Hold By PayPal" email below are asked not to follow the instructions in it. This is because the email is fake and phishing scam being sent by online scammers to their potential victims. The links in the fake email go to a phishing website, a website diguised to look like the legitimate PayPal website).

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If visitors to the fake website attempt to sign-in, their PayPal username and password will be sent to the online scammers, who will use the stolen credentials to gain access to their potential victims' accounts.

This why PayPal users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, especially links in email messages. They should instead, go directly to www.paypal.com and sign-in from there.

The "You've Got Money! Fund On Hold By PayPal" Phishing Scam

From: "service@intl.paypal.com" <paylpalservice.online@gmail.com>

Date: May 29, 2018 at 1:23 PM

Subject: *** You've Got Money! Fund On Hold By PayPal *** Complete Transaction Immediately *** Transaction ID: 4X56274BHE1267514M

PayPal Super boy

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Rose Williams paid you through PayPal.

Payments by PayPal

This email confirms that Rose Williams has sent you $1,00 0.00 CAD

Status: Pending96% Done......

View the "NOTE" of this pending transaction below

Payment Details

Note From Buyer:

As requested by PayPal, I included $350.00 CAD meant for Pick up Fee and extra $50.00 CAD for Western Union Charges.

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Summary of this Payment

Transaction ID: 4X56274BHE1267514M

Sent to

Walter liszon

Sent from

Rose Williams

Rosewilliams1117@outlook.com

Date

Payment number May 29, 2018

092

Items Price, $600 CAD

Pick-up & Delivery Fee

Western Union Fee

Total

Merchandise Title

Receiver Info:

Address Status:

$350 CAD

$50.00 CAD

$1,000 .00 CAD

Kijiji Item

Name: Laura Wilson

City: Cotonou

State: Littoral

Zip Code: 00229

Country: Benin.

Purolator Inc.

Confirmed

The total fund has been deducted from the buyer's ( Rose Williams) account including our service charges and a temporary hold as been placed on it by our fund verification team, the payment will not show up in your account balance due to the temporary hold placed on it. The total fund is being held at our fund verification team desk for verification due to the Route of the transaction. Below is the verification procedure you are to follow before we can release the total sum of $1,000.00 CAD which is on hold to your account.

1. You are to send the added shipping fee upfront to the shipping agent's name and address below via Western Union at any of Western Union location.

2. Forward the Western Union money transfer confirmation copy to us at service@paypal.com after sending the shipping fee, scan the copy of the Western Union receipt that was given to you at a Western Union office to us so we can proceed in our verification process and release the total fund to your account few hours after we get the requirement from you.

Please note:

The Buyer will not be permitted to reverse the fund before or after you have sent the shipping fee of $350.00 CAD to the shipping agent's name and address below via Western Union Transfer.This means that you are also safe and secure by sending the shipping fee upfront to complete this transaction.

Click Here to locate nearest Western Union Agent in your area or send money on-line.

Questions Please Click Here to contact PayPal® Customer Service Department concerning this Transaction.

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  • Posted: Sep 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    'she' seems to be everywhere!!! She wants to buy something from me too! Thank you for posting this. I just showed my family how to do an online search before responding to people.

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 5, 2018 at 8:59 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    Posted an ad on KijiijI in Montreal, got a text message from 1-857-219-9625 rosewilliams1117@outlook.com asking if my item was still up for sale. come on!!

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 27, 2018 at 2:08 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Warsaw, Ontario, Canada

    I listed a forklift on KijijI and she responded with this email address from C

    delete


  • Posted: Jun 5, 2018 at 3:08 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    I just got an email from someone pretending to be Rose Williams, new resident from British Colombia, and with the same email adress listed in your message Rosewilliams1117@outlook.com

    She went through my KijijI ad to select something I was selling. She had a proposition to send some paiement through paypal.
    Thank you for showing me it was a scam to avoid.

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