Yet another spoof PayPal scam!
Please be careful about these things - they look very convincing with nice graphics and don't have the same gramatical or spelling errors that used to be such a give away.
Below is the text of the email message which came this afternoon with the heading "Suspension of Paypal Account" to grab my attention.
Please don't let yourself get caught out by these things. If you click on the link that comes with them you will be heading off to give away information that could get you into all sorts of problems.
If you get one, just delete it.
Here's what is said:
Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the paypal
account we have issued this warning message.
It has come to our attention that your PayPal® account information needs to be
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to
reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into
any future problems with the online service.
However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
Once you have updated your account records your paypal account
service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To update your PayPal® records open following link:
I've not included the link for safety reasons - If you get one of these, just delete it straight away.
Be safe and enjoy the benefits of the eBay and PayPal communities.