warning spoof ebay mail

By skinner
Oct 19, 2005
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  1. Dear eBay Member
    Dear eBay Customer!
    You have received this email because you or someone had used your account to make fake bids at eBay. For security purposes, we are required to open an investigation into this matter.To help speed up this process, please access the following form to complete the verification of your eBay account registration informations:

    To update your eBay records on file now click here

    Please Note:
    If we do not receive the appropriate eBay account verification within 48 hours, then we will assume this eBay account is fraudulent and will be suspended.
    The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your eBay account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community.
    We appreciate your support and understanding, as we work together to keep eBay a safe place to trade.
    Thank you for your patience in this matter.
    Regards, Safeharbor Department (Trust and Safety Department)
    eBay Inc.
    Please do not reply to this e-mail as this is only a notification.

    Copyright © 2005 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    people plz dont reply as it will steal your user info
    if in doubt go here

    Learn how you can protect yourself from spoof (fake) emails at:
  2. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    There are hundreds of these. The trick is never to click on a link in an email purporting to be from ebay. That's all there is to it.

    the same goes for paypal, and if your in any doubt, phone them and ask.

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