The "SHYQ LTD sent you an invoice" email below is a fake using the spoofed email address email@example.com. The fake or phishing email message is being sent by cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into clicking on a link within it 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 "SHYQ LTD Sent You an Invoice For Fake PayPal" Scam
Invoice from SHYQ LTD (405108)
Thu 11/12/2020 5:30 AM
From: Accounting - firstname.lastname@example.org
Here's your invoice
SHYQ LTD sent you an invoice for $1,610.00 USD
Due date: November 12, 2020
View and Pay Invoice
Buy now. Pay over time.
The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website created 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 login from there.