[Dshield] New Paypal Scam
mrcorp at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 15 02:52:16 GMT 2004
OK, now this one has to take the cake for something... Paypal is offering all this, and send it
to all your friends?!?! I love this stuff!!! There was an executable attached that I have not
yet looked at. I hope you all enjoy this as much as I did!
Dear PayPal.com Member,
We here at PayPal.com are pleased to announce that we have a special New Year offer for you! If
you currently have an account with PayPal then you will be eligible to receive a terrific prize
from PayPal.com for the New Year. For a limited time only PayPal is offering to add 10 percent of
the total balance in your PayPal account to your account and all you have to do is register
yourself within the next five business days with our application (see attachment)!
If at this time you do not have a PayPal account of your own you can also register yourself with
our secure application and get this great New Year bonus! If you fill out the secure form we have
provided PayPal will create an account for you (it's free) and you will receive a confirmation
e-mail that your account has been created.
That's not all! If you resend this letter (with its attachment) to all of your friends you may be
eligible to receive another New Year bonus because the 1000 PayPal members that send the most of
these to their friends will get the bonus. If you are one of these 1000 lucky members then PayPal
will add 17 percent of your total balance to your account!
Registration is simple. Just unpack the attachment with WinZip, run the application, and follow
the instructions we have provided. If you have problems opening the application then you may want
to try downloading a free version of WinZip from http://www.winzip.com
Do not miss your chance at this fantastic opportunity! Thousands of our current customers have
already received their prizes and now it's your turn; so hurry up and take advantage of this
Best of luck in the New Year,
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