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We received an email saying our PayPal transaction had been approved. We haven't used the account in nearly a month! Clicked on the details and we saw that $1,744 of Window Blinds were en route to a Home Depot in Helena, MT for our pick-up, ordered September 3rd.
My wife clicked on the "Cancel Transaction' button or similar name, then received a warning that the next web page to be displayed, allegedly Home Depot's Order Cancel Site, was reported to be unsafe. So we stopped.
I went to the PayPal site, our Account summary, and saw no transactions. Whew!
Clearly a Phishing Scam to trick you into inadvertently providing sensitive personal information while you are attempting to cancel an order that was never placed.
->Posting last edited on Wed, 6 Sep 2017 03:15:02.
2008 9-5 Aero Sedan
2006 9-3SC 2.0T
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Posts in this Thread:
- PayPal / Home Depot Phishing Scam, MI-Roger , Wed, 6 Sep 2017 03:13:37 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: other, Tom G , Thu, 7 Sep 2017 11:48:29
- Re: PayPal / Home Depot Phishing Scam, Dean, Wed, 6 Sep 2017 08:17:09
- Forward the Email to PayPal, Scott Paterson , Wed, 6 Sep 2017 05:52:25
- Report it to PayPal, RS , Wed, 6 Sep 2017 04:56:37
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