Claims he is from Brandenburg Germany and bought my digital camera and confimed a payment of € 190 to be added to my paypal account and the shipping adress would at once change to:
Thanks for the mail,i specify my wife address to you during payment through paypal.
Name : Synaeve Lydia
Address : 105 Iremo Avenue,
City : Ile-Ife,
Country : Nigeria.
Zip code : 234036
email@example.com was the confirmation link and therefore I contacted PayPal in The Netherlands and got following reply:
Sent: Friday, August 27, 2010 12:14 PM
Subject: RE: Fw: ***PAYMENT CONFIRMATION***GET THE ITEM SHIPPED*** (KMM271573V4011L0KM)
Hello Mr. CheeToz®,
Thanks for forwarding that suspicious-looking email. You’re right – it
was a phishing attempt, and we’re working on stopping the fraud. By
reporting the problem, you’ve made a difference!
Identity thieves try to trick you into revealing your password or other
personal information through phishing emails and fake websites. To learn
more about online safety, click “Security Center” on any PayPal webpage.
Every email counts. When you forward suspicious-looking emails to
firstname.lastname@example.org, you help keep yourself and others safe from identity
Your account security is very important to us, so we appreciate your