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Doubtful About Email

By Walter


I received the e-mail below supposably from PayPal but I am a bit doubtful. They say that they only want to confirm my account but ask for all of my vitals.  Is this a scam?

Walter Bishop

From : Paysecurity <>

To :  Walterjb

Subject :   Dear PayPal Customer

Date :   Thu, 22 May 2003 20:29:45 +0000

Dear PayPal Customer

This e-mail is the notification of recent innovations taken by PayPal to detect inactive customers and non-functioning mailboxes.

The inactive customers are subject to restriction and removal in the next 3 months.

Please confirm your email address and and Credit Card info number by logging in to your PayPal account using the form below:

Email Address:
Full Name #:
Credit Card #:
Exp.Date(mm/yyyy) #:
ATM PIN (For Bank Verification) #:

This notification expires May 31, 2003

Thanks for using PayPal!

Posted: May 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm

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3 thoughts on “Doubtful About Email
  1. derek s on

    ah while they do send out emails for every little thing and it does sound like a BS protocol that they would have you do, I’d contact someone by phone. I never give out my sensitve info via email.

  2. Elisha C on

    It’s not legit. No one (not even a bank) will ask you for your PIN number. Report it as soon as possible.

  3. Jessica Donatello on

    Please please please please do not send them your information. This is fraud. My mother who thinks she is tech savvy (she’s 76 and in denial) was hit with this same type of paypal email. They took her for over a grand and we are still trying to clear her good name with creditors bless her heart. Report this to them immediately.