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11-05-05, 20:20
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this arrive via email to a friend!
its fake and be aware!i know many of you have seen a fake like this,but just in case of someone who didn't!

ah,i forgot to tell you that my friend has not paypal account or any account!

" Your account will be suspended !
We are contacting you to remind you that on 30 April 2005 our Account Review Team identified some unusual activity in your account. In accordance with PayPal's User Agreement and to ensure that your account has not been compromised, access to your account was limited. Your account access will remain limited until this issue has been resolved.
To secure your account and quickly restore full access, we may require some additional information from you for the following reason:
We have been notified that a card associated with your account has been reported as lost or stolen, or that there were additional problems with your card.
To securely confirm your PayPal information please go to your PayPal's Update Profile or click on the link bellow:
Click here to activate your account
Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team


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Subject: Verify your acount information !
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12-05-05, 02:25
thanks for letting us know about it

12-05-05, 08:38
Oh dear, scammers everywhere isnt there.

12-05-05, 08:57
phishing scams are becomming more and more popular right now.. sad really

12-05-05, 11:14
I don't use paypall.
And I think I will never use it...