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Community Member
Posts: 103
Registered: ‎01-03-2009

FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

Anyone else get this email from Ebay's SafeHarbour?  It says my account will be suspended if I don't click on the link "confirm your ebay registration here".  The email is titled FPA Notice Ebay Registration Suspension Section 9.  I've had my Ebay account for over 11 years now, not sure why I'd have to confirm it again. 


 


I did not click on the link yet. 

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decorating_is_my_game
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Posts: 2,568
Registered: ‎02-09-2005

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

Forward the email to spoof@ebay.com


 


If it isn't in your Ebay messages, then it's fake.

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decorating_is_my_game
Community Member
Posts: 2,568
Registered: ‎02-09-2005

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

DON'T click that link!

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Community Member
Posts: 103
Registered: ‎01-03-2009

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

Thanks!  It was not in my Ebay messages.  I am so glad I didn't click on the link.....  I will forward it to the spoof address right away.


 


 

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d-k_treasures
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Posts: 3,872
Registered: ‎01-19-2009

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

This must be from the SafeHarbour in ebay Somalia .... B-)


 


DO NOT click the link!!!!


 


 

I am NOT a follower.
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whartondoc
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Posts: 4,350
Registered: ‎04-24-2009

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002


Forward the email to spoof@ebay.com



 


Call eBay on the phone about it.


There's a 50/50 chance they'll tell you it's a legitimate message.

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bostongrammy
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Posts: 9,287
Registered: ‎11-24-2002

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

Never, never, NEVER click on a link in an e-mail.


 


When you forward it to spoof@ebay.com, include the headers if possible.


 


If you enter that email header/thread title into a Google search, you'll see that this exact particular scam has been chugging along for over 7 years.

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Community Member
Posts: 103
Registered: ‎01-03-2009

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

When I forwarded the email to spoof@ebay.com, I saw that "ebay" was misspelled along with some other mispellings.  My immediate reaction when I first opened the email was to click on the link right away!!  YIKES!!  I'm so glad I didn't.  Thanks everyone for the head's up on this one.....

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Community Member
Posts: 704
Registered: ‎01-16-2003

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

Call eBay on the phone about it.


There's a 50/50 chance they'll tell you it's a legitimate message.


 


Sad, but true.

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Community Member
Posts: 704
Registered: ‎01-16-2003

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

I saw that "ebay" was misspelled along with some other mispellings.


 


That's usually the way you know it IS from them.  If the grammar was correct, then it's probably a fake.

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Community Member
Posts: 103
Registered: ‎01-03-2009

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

Really?  Geez I've heard the direct opposite of that - if the grammar was incorrect, it most likely was spam.  Hmmmm......

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Community Member
Posts: 2,301
Registered: ‎11-26-2010

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002

Anyone else get this email from Ebay's SafeHarbour? 


 


No one gets emails from SafeHarbor.


They get eBay messages from SafeHarbor.


 


Unlucky

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black*max
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Posts: 9,351
Registered: ‎02-12-2008

Re: FPA Notice Ebay suspension Section 9

in reply to scoobydog2002


Really?  Geez I've heard the direct opposite of that - if the grammar was incorrect, it most likely was spam.  Hmmmm......



 


You are correct, it was just a lame attempt at humor.

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