What is a

Paypal Email Scam?

If you are selling an item on an auction site and are accepting payment through PayPal, you could fall victim to a PayPal email scam. In these cases, scammers agree to buy an item from you and to make payment through PayPal. But instead of making payment, they send you a fake email that looks like one from PayPal stating that the money has been sent to you. You are asked to provide shipment...

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Don't be fooled by the PayPal Email Scam!

30 June 2017

By Anonymous

I put a sewing machine on sale in gumtree. Fiona Hackney,  sunshinemum1003@gmail.com requested that everything is to be settled via paypal. Later, she said courier...

If someone asks you to ship your item before you can receive the money, beware.

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