Another paypal scam

  jimv7 19:33 17 Sep 2006
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Some may have seen this scam before, but for those that have not......

"If you get this email, just delete it. Do NOT click on the link.

Or forward it to [email protected] co.uk without the space.

Dear PayPal Member,

This email confirms that you have paid WATCHESTOBUY
[email protected] $194.85 USD using PayPal.

This credit card transaction will appear on your bill as "WATCHESTOB.*".

PayPal Shopping Cart Contents
Item Name: Mido Multi Star $179.85
Quantity: 1
Total Shipping: $15.00 USD
Total: $194.85.00 USD

Shipping Information
Shipping Info: Debbie Gilmore
332 Bayshore
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
United States

Address Status: Unconfirmed

If you haven`t authorized this charge, click the link below to cabcel the payment and get a full refund."

  jimv7 20:25 17 Sep 2006

I have also had a standard reply from paypal, part of it reads....

"Thank you for contacting PayPal about a fraudulent (spoof) email or Web
site. We appreciate you bringing this suspicious email to our
attention.

We can confirm that the email you received was not sent by PayPal. Any
website which may be linked to this email is not authorized or used by
PayPal."

  Wilham 20:55 17 Sep 2006

Not yet seen. Thanks jimv7 for the warning.

  Forum Editor 23:50 17 Sep 2006

thanks for that jimv7, it's the kind of thing which catches people out.

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