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    • JustAnotherSaver
    • By JustAnotherSaver 4th Jan 18, 11:08 PM
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    Report bogus email to PayPal?
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    • 4th Jan 18, 11:08 PM
    Report bogus email to PayPal? 4th Jan 18 at 11:08 PM
    Not sure if i've one of them phishing emails from 'paypal'. Is there a PayPal address you can forward these things to for them to inspect?

    Says there isn't a valid direct debit instruction between paypal and my bank ending in ####. I've checked my PayPal account and the card on there has been confirmed and there is a direct debit instruction set up. The account listed is an old account that i removed over a month ago.

    One of those click this link emails.

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    • pramsay13
    • By pramsay13 4th Jan 18, 11:58 PM
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    • 4th Jan 18, 11:58 PM
    https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/security/report-problem
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    • By Dox 5th Jan 18, 1:01 AM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 1:01 AM
    Forward to spoof@paypal.com
    • soolin
    • By soolin 5th Jan 18, 8:20 AM
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    • 5th Jan 18, 8:20 AM
    I tend not to bother reporting as the originating addresses change almost instantly so there is no point. If I take my junk mail filter off I get several a day even to email accounts that have never been associated with either ebay or paypal.

    None of them should even give a moments hesitation to anyone who uses the internet regularly.
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 6th Jan 18, 4:46 PM
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    • 6th Jan 18, 4:46 PM
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    • 6th Jan 18, 4:46 PM
    Same here click spam in thunderbird and then delete it.
    Punctuation, Spelling and Grammar will be used sparingly. Due to rising costs of inflation.

    My contribution to MSE. Other contributions will only be used if they cost me nothing.

    Due to me being a tight git.
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