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When SPAMMERS Pay You !
From: Shreyas Zare <shreyas () technitium com>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 14:32:44 +0530

Hi,

I dont know if people on this list know this, that's why I am mailing
it to know if you had such experience. I got this email from PayPal
(below). This is new way to SPAM, where the spammer sends you a eCheck
through PayPal, then later cancels the payment. The value on eCheck is
very small. But the spammer is able to get his mails into users inbox
through PayPal servers.

Its quite good idea, I tried to check out on PayPal site where I can
report this, but didnt find anything to report about this type of
spamming.

I am not censoring spammers info.

=====================================================================================
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: orders () 123penisenlargements com <orders () 123penisenlargements com>
Date: Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:18 PM
Subject: eCheck payment in progress
To: xxxxxxxx <xxxxxxxx () xxxxxxxx xxx>


Hello xxxxxxxx,

Excite Alternatives (orders () 123penisenlargements com) has sent you an
eCheck payment of $0.10 USD.
It usually takes about 3-5 days for you to receive the money
(estimated: 11/24/2009-11/27/2009). We recommend that you wait until
the money arrives before shipping items. We'll email you when this
eCheck payment has been deposited into your account.



-----------------------------------
Payment details
-----------------------------------

 Total amount: $0.10 USD
Currency: U.S. Dollars
Transaction ID: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Quantity: 1
Item/Product Name: xxxxxxxx
Buyer: Excite Alternatives
Phone: 3109273632

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