Paypal too! (was: EBAY fraud alert)

From: <(>
Date: Fri Aug 29 23:43:00 2003

A similar scam was attempted on me about a month ago regarding my Paypal account. The *first* hint that it wasn't legit' was that it came to an email account other than the one Paypal knows me at.

Dale (the DECdude)

Jay West <> wrote:
> I recently got an email from the "Ebay security audit team" or something to
> that affect. Says they periodically verify contact information, and couldn't
> verify mine, asking me to follow a link to update my account or it would be
> disabled in 5 days.
> I followed the link, noticed it wasn't in secure mode, and wondered why EBAY
> would need my bank account number, routing/ABA numbers, not to mention SSN and
> home address and credit card numbers, etc. The form asked for everything
> imaginable. Yikes!
> Upon getting suspicious I checked the headers and html links in the message -
> needless to say - NOT ebay. Watch out for this one! I did report it to the
> spoof team at Ebay.
> Jay West
Received on Fri Aug 29 2003 - 23:43:00 BST

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