Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Paypal scam - Please read carefully - FW: Notification of payment received

This email  is NOT from Paypal - How can you tell? All Paypal emails will start with Dear XXXXXX where XXXXXX is your REAL NAME this one does not. It has an attachment with it that contains an EXE file which, if executed, will send personal information from your computer to a scammer on the internet - Do NOT open it (


You've Got Cash!


This email confirms that you have received a payment for $677.00 USD.

Receipt ID: 6818-5712-1941-4991

The number above is the buyer's receipt ID for this transaction. Please retain it for your records so that you will be able to reference this transaction for customer service.

Payment details

Total amount: $194.00 USD
Currency: U.S. Dollars
Transaction ID: G2933609464092660
Quantity: 1
Buyer: See attached file for full details

Have you lifted your withdrawal and receiving limits? Just log in to your PayPal account and click View Limits on the Account Overview page.


PayPal Email ID 1K279 

-----Original Message-----
From: []
Sent: 15 August 2012 08:52
Subject: Notification of payment received

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