Where To Send PayPal Scams
When you receive an e-mail supposedly from Paypal like this, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a pretty good one as they included the PayPal logo and even have some links that might go to PayPal. Note that the "Unlock Your Account" link does not go to PayPal:
8:19 AM (7 hours ago)
You account has been temporarily Iimited if you want unlock it
please check it from here
Unlock Your Account
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PayPal Email ID PP1629
You should end up receiving an e-mail back like this telling you that it was, indeed, a phishing e-mail. I've only had one come back saying it was a real PayPal e-mail:
10:41 AM (4 hours ago)
Thanks for forwarding that suspicious-looking email. You're right - it
was a phishing attempt, and we're working on stopping the fraud. By
reporting the problem, you've made a difference!
Identity thieves try to trick you into revealing your password or other
personal information through phishing emails and fake websites. To learn
more about online safety, click "Security Center" on any PayPal webpage.
Every email counts. When you forward suspicious-looking emails to
email@example.com, you help keep yourself and others safe from identity
Your account security is very important to us, so we appreciate your
This email is sent to you by the contracting entity to your User
Agreement, either PayPal Ince, PayPal Pte. Ltd or PayPal (Europe) S.à
r.l. & Cie, S.C.A. Société en Commandite par Actions, Registered Office:
5th Floor 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg RCS Luxembourg B 118