BEWARE OF SPOOF AND SCAM
IF YOU SELL ON EBAY OR ANY OTHER AUCTION SITE OR IF
YOU DO ANY ONLINE BANKING OR IF YOU DO ANYTHING, MAKE SURE YOU READ THIS
INFORMATION. This is from Ebay, but the scammers are every where and
the request are the same. They make it look like a professional request. I get
emails from Visa and Master card companies and banks and you name it......
NONE ARE LEGIT. THEY JUST WANT TO STEAL YOUR IDENTITY.
If I am your domain host do not pay anyone else for your domain name. Even if the request comes in the mail. I will email you when your domain needs renewal and will bill you with an invoice. You do not give your personal information to anyone. Unless you know them!
You may have received a message attempting to solicit a transaction
outside of Ebay or a message sent in an attempt to obtain your account
password or other sensitive information.
We recommend that you ignore all offers received through email that ask
you to complete a transaction outside of eBay. Please make sure that you
are the confirmed winning bidder on a listing before sending money to
anyone and make certain that you are dealing with the actual seller and
not someone else. eBay only recognizes the seller and the winning bidder
that appear on the listing page at the end of the listing.
Do not use instant cash wire transfer services such as Western Union and
MoneyGram when paying someone you don't know and decline sending payment
in cases where these are the only methods of payment offered by the
seller. Generally, if payment is sent using an instant cash wire
transfer service and the item is not delivered as promised, no recourse
is available for recovering funds. More information on the benefits and
risks of individual payment methods can be found at:
More information on Spoof and Phishing emails:
Messages known as "spoof" or "phishing" emails are sent by third parties
in an attempt to obtain your account password or other sensitive
information such as credit card numbers. If you receive an email about
your account that appears to be from eBay, check My Messages in My eBay.
If the same email is not in My Messages, its fake. Do not respond to
To learn more, take the Spoof Tutorial at:
Additionally, you can help protect yourself from fake eBay and PayPal
Web sites by downloading the eBay Toolbar with Account Guard. The eBay
Toolbar with Account Guard is free and offers the following benefits:
1. An indicator that shows when you are on an eBay or PayPal Web site or
a known spoof (or "phishing") site.
2. Buttons to report fake eBay Web sites to us.
3. A password notification feature that warns you when you may be
entering your eBay password on an unverified site.
To learn more about the eBay Toolbar with Account Guard go to
www.ebay.com, and click on the "eBay Toolbar" link at the bottom of the
Marketplace Safety Tip
Do not respond to the sender (through
the eBay system or your email provider) if this message is an offer to
buy or sell an item. This type of offer is against eBay policy, may be
fraudulent, and is not covered by buyer protection programs.
Second Chance Offer emails with the
subject of .Message from eBay Member. are fake. Real Second Chance
Offers come directly from eBay and appear in My Messages with a blue
background and subject stating, .eBay Second Chance Offer for Item...".
Never pay for your eBay item using
instant cash wire transfer services through Western Union or MoneyGram.
These payment methods are unsafe when paying someone you don.t know.
Learn more about sending payments.
Is this email inappropriate? Does it
violate eBay policy? Help protect the community by reporting it.
Learn how you can protect yourself from spoof (fake)
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