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What is a phishing email?

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If you got a Pay Pal account, take care of freaud and phishing.

I usually forward fake paypal emails to them and get this reply.

Thanks for taking an active role by reporting suspicious-looking emails.
The email you forwarded to us is a phishing email, and our security team is working to disable it.

What is a phishing email?

Phishing emails attempt to steal your identity and will often ask you toreveal your password or other personal or financial information. PayPal will never ask for your password over the phone or in an email and will always address you by your first and last name.

Take our Fight Phishing Challenge at to learn 5 things you should know about phishing. You’ll also see what we’re doing to help fight fraud every day.

You’ve made a difference.
Every email counts. By forwarding a suspicious-looking email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., you’ve helped keep yourself and others safe from identity theft.

The PayPal Team


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Michael Angell

Rev. Michael Angell is the founder of Prayer & Bible Center International. 

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