Fake - "You Added a New Email Address To Your PayPal" is a Phishing Scam

Fake - "You Added a New Email Address To Your PayPal" is a Phishing Scam

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The "You Added a New Email Address To Your PayPal" email below, which appears as if it came from PayPal, asking recipients to confirm their new email address, is a phishing e-mail scam. The fake e-mail message was not sent by Paypal (paypal.com) and the link in it does not go to Paypal's website at www.paypal.com. Instead, the link goes to a malicious website set up by cyber-criminals to steal their victims' Paypal usernames and passwords.

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The "You Added a New Email Address To Your PayPal" Scam

From: Paypal 957728614.supportnz@paypal.io

Date: 1 September 2018 at 01:00:00 BST

Subject: You added a new email address to your PayPal! #ID-582-830-548-678

You added a new email address to your PayPal account


This is just a quick confirmation that you added a new email address () to your PayPal account.

If you want to make this your primary email address - where we'll send all your account-related information - log in to your PayPal account and go to your Profile.

If you didn't add this email, Please login to your account and ensure no one login to your account. It's important because it helps us make sure no one is getting into your account without your knowledge.




Remember, never click on a link to sign into your PayPal account. Always go directly to www.paypal.com to sign into your account from there instead.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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