"PayPal You Sent a Payment to Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus 6673" Phishing Scams
A "PayPal You Sent a Payment to Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus 6673" Phishing Scam
From: "service@intI.paypal.com" - email@example.com
Date: April 18, 2019 at 12:12:06 PM PDT
Subject: PayPal Receipt: You sent a payment of $71.28 USD to Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus 6673 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Receipt ID# PP1523658417252 was received on Thursday, April 18, 2019 -Thanks / Du skickade en betalning på $71.28 USD till Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus 6673 (email@example.com). Kvittot ID# PP1523658417252 mottogs torsdagen den 18 april 2019-Tack
You sent a payment of $71.28 USD to Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus 6673 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Description Unit price Qty Amount
Knights of Columbus Shrimp Dinner
Type of Dinner: Shrimp (+13 yrs) $17.82 USD 4 $71.28 USD
Subtotal $71.28 USD
Total $71.28 USD
Payment $71.28 USD
Payment sent to email@example.com
Receipt ID: PP1523658417252
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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.
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