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Old 03-28-2005, 02:03:49 PM
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Default New eBay FRAUD.

Got a new form of FRAUD as an eBay message. The past five days they (the crooks) sent me a "Daily Status" of my running bids. But the item was done at March 11 so that was strange for me. Than I got this message and when you click the "Click Here line" in the message you will see what they want . Looking to the address it's a German address, when I did an ID check I found 4 or 5 addresses in Germany. Second the address has not the HTTPS in it.
FRAUD...FRAUD




Dear eBay User,

During our regular update and verification of the accounts, we could not 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 fully your eBay account, please update and verify your information by clicking the link below :

CLICK HERE TO VERIFY YOUR ACCOUNT

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

Regards,
eBay Inc.
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Old 03-28-2005, 02:26:24 PM
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Default Re: New eBay FRAUD.

I have gotton that message 3 or 4 times I just ignore them and I am still able to buy on eBay. I started to fill out the first one they sent but got suspicios about half way through the form. Keven
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Default Re: New eBay FRAUD.

I downloaded the ebay tool bar and as soon as i clicked on the link, it notified me it was a spoof site

I recommend others try that tool


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I also have been getting a Daily Status Report for the last week or so ::: Just Deleted it each time... If I want to check I just sign in on MyE-bay...Thought that would be Safer...Byron
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Old 03-31-2005, 12:59:50 AM
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I just got one today, stating my Ebay Paypal account needed updating - funny thing though, I don't have a paypal account! I forwarded it to Paypals spoof report site.
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