PayPal You've Added Your Phone Number To Your Account Scam

The fake "You've Added Your Phone Number To Your Account" PayPal email below is a scam being sent out to potential victims by cybercriminals. The fake and fraudulent emails are being used cybercriminals to trick PayPal users into visiting phishing websites that steal their PayPal account credentials (usernames and passwords).

PayPal Youve Added Your Phone Number To Your Account Scam

The "PayPal You've Added Your Phone Number To Your Account" Scam

From: PayPal

Date: 14 June 2020 at 11:32:08 BST

Subject: Yo've added your phone number to your account

Reply-To: PayPal -


You've added 0*****41419.

Adding your phone number to your profile helps us reach you quickly and ensure your transactions are safer.

If you've made this change, then you're all set.

If it wasn't you, please go to our website to

change your password and remove this number from your profile.

Access your account here

You can add, confirm or update a phone number at any time.

Thanks for helping us keep your account safer.

Yours sincerely,


The link in the fake email message goes to a fake PayPal website which was created by cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into entering their PayPal username, password and credit card information on it. 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. The cyber-criminals/scammers behind the phishing email message will change the website's name, so look out for similar phishing email messages with links that go to different phishing websites.

If you are tricked into submitting your PayPal credentials and credit card information on the fake web page, please change your PayPal password immediately and 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 and log in from there.

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  • June 1, 2022 at 7:25 AM by an anonymous user from: Whitefield, Maine, United States

    the reply to email kind of makes it obvious

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PayPal You've Added Your Phone Number To Your Account Scam