The "PayPal Your Payment Has Been Sent" Phishing Scam

The "PayPal Your Payment Has Been Sent" Phishing Scam

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PayPal users, be aware of fake PayPal email messages like the one below, which claim that the recipient's PayPal payment has been sent. The fake or phishing email messages are being sent by cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into calling the fake PayPal telephone number (1-310-929-7440) in them. Therefore, recipients of the fake emails are asked not to follow the instructions in them and should not call the number in them.

A "PayPal Your Payment Has Been Sent" Phishing Scam

PayPal Payment Sent

PayPal <services.paypal101010@gmail.com>

Tue 1/8/2019, 12:16 PM


Your payment has been sent

Dear User

Your payment Sent for the order listed below is now available for transfer to Customer bank account. To see the details, log in to your PayPal account and go to History.

If you want to stop this payment please contact us immediately.


Thank you for choosing PayPal.

Payment details

Amount: $ 500.00 USD

Transaction ID: 7G724920YD377422V

Receiver's email address: 11484jack@gmail.com

Yours sincerely,



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The "PayPal Your Payment Has Been Sent" Phishing Scam