You know it would be nice to think that all people out there are honest and that you don’t have to worry about what you get in your emails BUT………….. this is the real world.
Just got this email yesterday and wanted to share a copy of it with you so that you know this is a fake and DO NOT click on the button in an email like this.
Dear PayPal Member,
This email confirms that you have paid robertoelectronics (firstname.lastname@example.org) $439.00 USD using PayPal.
This credit card transaction will appear on your bill as “PAYPAL robertoelectronics*”.
PayPal Shopping Cart Contents
Item Name: Nokia 8800 Brand New
Total: $410.00 USD
Cart Subtotal: $410.00 USD
Shipping Charge: $30.00 USD
Cart Total: $440.00 USD
Shipping Info: Roberto Iank
540 Catherine Road
New York, NY 10018
Address Status: Unconfirmed
If you haven’t authorized this charge, click the link below to cancel the payment and get a full refund.
Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team
Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the “Help” link in the footer of any page.
PayPal Email ID PP120
Look pretty real, huh – just wanted to share – if you get anything like this forward it to Paypal – just hit the forward and type in email@example.com