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look at what i got in my bulk mail.

Dear fr0stbound at y a h o o.com,

As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the

PayPal system. During a recent screening, we noticed an issue

regarding your account.

Case ID Number: PP-401-126-812

For your protection, we have limited access to your account until

additional security measures can be completed. We apologize for any

inconvenience this may cause.

To review your account and some or all of the information that PayPal

used to make its decision to limit your account access.

Please update your billing records:

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If, after reviewing your account information, you

seek further clarification regarding your account access, please

contact PayPal by visiting the Help Center and clicking "Contact Us".

We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please

understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect

you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sincerely,

PayPal Account Review Department

sender is [email protected]

what bothers me is that i didn't apply for a paypal account, haven't even been on the internet for a long time because of recurring pneumonia.

also, try following the link. firefox gives me a fraud message.

EDIT: removed link. dewis23

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It's been posted before but paypal never sends email like this.

Even if you receive a legitimate email from paypal you NEVER use the link in the email.

Access your paypal; account through Ebay, a favorites link,or the url of a link you have saved somewhere that you can copy &paste.

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paypal will call you by your name...not your email address...they are just trying to get you to enter sensitive information at the website that you go to when you click the link...

as sequoia said...just go to your paypal account (by typing in the url... https://www.paypal.com/  NOT by clicking the link in the email) check out the security section...you can report that email to [email protected] just forward the whole email to that address and include full headers and then delete the email...

these emails can come from other fake financial institutions...never click the links in the emails...report when possible...and delete

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