Anti-Fraud Hint #53

PayPal Phishing Fraud

I was sent a copy of the email below. It’s a flagrant example of a phishing fraud – an email sent to try to fool you into disclosing personal information.

It has so many of the trademarks of this type of fraud that I thought it was worth adding some notes to it as an example of what to look for if you receive an email like this.

paypal phishingIf you have been think you may have been tricked into disclosing personal details through a fraud like this, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040, or visiting www.actionfraud.police.uk

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