Barry SCHWARTZ (Barijo ŜVARC) (chemoelectric) wrote,

A particularly amusing e-mail spam

A rather amusing fraud:

Subject: Changed password
From: "" <>

Dear customer,

This email was sent automatically by the PayPal server in response to your request to change your password. This is done for your protection --- only you, the recipient of this email can take the next step for the change to be permanent.

If you didn`t authorise this please, follow these steps:

1. Click on the link below. If nothing happens when you click on the link (or if you use AOL), copy and paste the link into the address bar of your web browser.

The link will take you to our Verify Your Identity page.

2. On the Verify Your Identity page, please choose ONE category and fill in the correct information to verify your identity.

3. On the next page you must reset your password, answer your Security Questions and click Submit. You will then be able to access your account.

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team


NEVER give your password to anyone, including PayPal employees. Protect yourself against fraudulent websites by opening a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and typing in the PayPal URL every time you log in to your account.


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