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My Account Hijacked

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous

I have received the following message.  Is this really you?  If so, I have not used my account in a while.  Please tell me what I should do about it.

Dolores Hudson

—– Forwarded Message —–
From: “service@paypal.com“<service@paypal.com>
To: 
lolih@juno.com
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2005 15:25:30 +0900
Subject: Security Measures
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Security Center Advisory!

We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your PayPal account from a foreign IP address and we have reasons to belive that your account was hijacked by a third party without your authorization. If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in attempts may have been initiated by you.

If you are the rightful holder of the account you must click the link below and thencomplete all steps from the following page as we try to verify your identity.

Click here to verify your account

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choise but to temporaly suspend your account.

Thank you for using PayPal! The PayPal Team

Posted: May 8, 2012 at 11:24 am


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