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The "PayPal You Sent a Payment to DISCOUNT MAGAZINES LLC" Phishing Scams

PayPal users, be aware of fake PayPal emails claiming that you have sent payment to DISCOUNT MAGAZINES LLC and you have the option of canceling it. 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.

The PayPal You Sent a Payment to DISCOUNT MAGAZINES LLC Phishing Scams
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A "PayPal You Sent a Payment to DISCOUNT MAGAZINES LLC" Phishing Scam

Attachment: Invoice ID# PP85625202147569.pdf

From: service@paypal.com - servnoreply-czdv77402caq3fne@watubotoisobanguomah.com

Sent: Monday, April 22, 2019 3:57:37 PM

To: service@intI.paypal.com

Subject: PayPal: You sent a payment of $39.00 USD to DISCOUNT MAGAZINES LLC (cs@discountmags.com). Payment created on Monday, Apr 22, 2019 Receipt ID# PP164751826350 for National Geographic Magazine. -Paid (Na slevu MAGAZINES LLC (cs@discountmags.com) jste odes...

Apr 22, 2019

Transaction ID: 2FK18790MR406634X

Hello Customer,

You sent a payment of $39.00 USD to DISCOUNT MAGAZINES LLC (cs@discountmags.com)

It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.

Description Unit price Qty Amount

National Geographic Magazine $39.00 USD 1 $39.00 USD

Subtotal $39.00 USD

Total $39.00 USD

Payment $39.00 USD

Payment sent to cs@discountmags.com

Invoice ID: PP85625202147569

Issues with this transaction?

Cancel this transaction

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 log in from there.

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  • May 26, 2019 at 3:52 PM by an anonymous user from: Conroe, Texas, United States

    I just got it. I knew I didn't order anything. Thanks for the article.

  • April 27, 2019 at 12:12 PM by an anonymous user from: Columbus, Ohio, United States

    Thank you! I just got one this morning!

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