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post #1 of 8 Old Feb 26th, 2006, 7:54 am Thread Starter
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I have been getting the following from PayPal:
"When your account is limited, you cannot send or receive money until you accept each policy update required."

They want me to update my account. My question is, I just use PayPal about three or four times a year, in which the charges are brought against my credit card. Now for the dumb question, why would I want to send or receive money? Is this something for businesses?
As always, thanks in advance!

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post #2 of 8 Old Feb 26th, 2006, 8:13 am
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That email is NOT from Paypal. It's from a scammer. PayPal never sends out emails like that. Forward it to [email protected]


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post #3 of 8 Old Feb 26th, 2006, 8:35 am
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Absolutely a scam. Just delete it. I get one at least one or two of those emails per week. If you ever want to do anything with PayPal make sure you log in by typing www.paypal.com in the address line. Do not click a link from an email to get there as it will not take you to PayPal but to a look-a-like site where they rob you blind.

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Ditto to what El Jeffe and Brian said.
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Thanks for the responses. I believe that the email that I received had to do with verification. I went to the paypal site buy using just www.paypal.com and also through the email. Both brought me to the same place. Below is the complete email from PayPal:

Dear Michael Trevelino,

We regret to inform you that your account is now limited because you failed to accept one or more PayPal updated policies. Over the past month, we have contacted you by email twice asking you to accept the updated policies within 30 days to avoid account limitation.

Because your account is limited, you cannot send or receive money. Access the link below to learn how to withdraw any remaining balances from your account should you decline PayPal's updated policies.

To restore your account status now, copy and paste this link in to your web browser:

https://www.paypal.com/us/CLKUA

We encourage you to read the updated policies because they contain important information about your PayPal account, your rights as a PayPal user, and the ways in which PayPal will use your personal information.


To view the Product Disclosure Agreement, go to: https://www.paypal.com/us/CLKUA

Sincerely,
PayPal



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Additional Information
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Q. Why will my account be limited if I decline the policy updates within 30 days?

A. By agreeing to the terms of PayPal's updated policies, you are entering a binding, voluntary contract with PayPal. Therefore, if you decline the updated policies, we must assume that you no longer agree to abide by those rules, and your account will be limited. When your account is limited, you cannot send or receive money until you accept each policy update required. You will also have the right to withdraw any remaining balances if your account is limited.

Sincerely,
PayPal


PayPal Email ID PP178

Mike Trevelino
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post #6 of 8 Old Feb 26th, 2006, 9:42 am
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post #7 of 8 Old Feb 26th, 2006, 11:28 am
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Warning!

Pay Pal or any other site that has your personal info should NEVER be accessed through an unsoliciceted Email! EVER! no matter what the enclosed LINK Looks like.

Hackers are so good now trhat they can send you a link to say Pay Pal that IS a link to Pay Pal you can do what ever you do on that site, it looks normal BUT
The hackers can see what ever you do and act later.

If you have accessed any site through a recieved Email containing a link go now and through the Original real site Change your password do not pass go cause you may not HAVE $200

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Raffy is correct...the link is legit. Although I NEVER follow links provided in emails sent to me. The fact that you went to www.paypal.com and it sent you to the other link is a good sign.

I use paypal on a weekly (sometimes daily) basis...so I'll never have this issue.
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