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Really good Ebay scam email.........how do I report?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by FLchook, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. FLchook

    FLchook Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    Orlando, Florida
    Just recieved a really convincing fake email from "ebay" They are saying I have a non-payment strike against me. Of course they want me to log in to do anything, and I certainly am not. This is a good one, someone worked hard on it. So everyone be warned.....new scammers out there <sigh>

    Anyway, I how do I report it to ebay?

  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    The same thing happened to me. Go (as in type in the web address) to E-bay and sign in securely. DO NOT use the link in their e-mail. Somewhere on the site there is a link to where you can report fraud. Do it at once.
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    forward it to [email protected]

    I get them all the time.
    Remember everyone to log in safely to anywhere, type the web address manually in the browser bar.

    Or if you hover your mouse pointer over the so called link to your account, in the lower left corner of your email program you will see where the link goes. I betcha it is NOT ebay but www dot blah blah blah/ blah/ebay blah
  4. FLchook

    FLchook Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    Orlando, Florida
    Its not ebay...there are tiny little hints that give it away. But someone that didnt look close would easily fall for it!
  5. dlhunicorn

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    Jan 11, 2007
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