Pseudo Ebayn scam

  Megatyte 22:10 12 Sep 2003

Don't know if this has already been posted, but beware of this scam.

I've just received the following e-mail..

Dear eBay Uder,

During our regular udpate and verification of the accounts, we couldn't verify your current information. Either your information has changed or it is incomplete.

As a result, your access to bid or buy on Ebay has been restricted. To start using your eBay account fully, please update and verify your information by clicking below :

click here



**Please Do Not Reply To This E-Mail As You Will Not Receive A Responce**

If you want a laugh, click on the link and see what information that you are supposed to give. The sad thing is that some people will!


  Megatyte 22:17 12 Sep 2003

The link don't seem to work from here but it does from the e-mail. It ends up as

click here


  John-259217 23:29 12 Sep 2003

And a similar one aimed at Barclays Bank customers
click here

  graham√ 23:36 12 Sep 2003

The eBay Uder is a clue.

  Megatyte 00:08 13 Sep 2003

Almost as bad as "Ebayn"



  Megatyte 08:56 13 Sep 2003


  Jack D 11:40 13 Sep 2003

Might be an idea to bombard these criminals with false information, might clog their inbox.

  Megatyte 21:43 13 Sep 2003

That's what I did.



  john-232317 21:53 13 Sep 2003

where does it go when you submit it, cos you end up on ebay homepage, gosh i should not of told them my real name.....

santa claus.

  Jack D 22:26 13 Sep 2003

oops, was I really born on 1 January 1800? and who cares where it goes, they have obviously developed a convoluted system which dumps the info into their grubby little mitts, so make it as bizarre as possible.

  john-232317 22:30 13 Sep 2003

your not as old as me then 1001

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