Paypal Survey Spoof Email
Just thought I'd post a copy of the spoof email I received yesterday. It was very well done and looked very authentic. If it weren't for the 2 week old expiry date I might've clicked on the link.
Here it is:
Sent By: PayPal
Reply-To: email removed
Sent: August 14, 2007 7:33:18 AM
Subject: PayPal Survey
Dear PayPal Customer,
You have been chosen by the PayPal online department to take part in our quick and easy 5 question survey.
In return we will credit $20 to your account - Just for your time!
Helping us better understand how our customers feel benefits everyone.
With the information collected we can decide to direct a number of changes to improve and expand our online service. We kindly ask you to spare two minutes of your time in taking part with this unique offer!
SERVICE: PayPal Online $20 Reward Survey
EXPIRATION: July - 25 - 2007
Confirm Now (<--this was the link) your $20 Reward Survey with PayPal Online Reward services.
The information you provide us is all non-sensitive and anonymous No part of it is handed down to any third party groups. It will be stored in our secure database for maximum of 3 days while we process the results of this nationwide survey.
Please do not reply to this message.
For any inquiries, contact Customer Service.
Document Reference: (87051203).
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