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    Exclamation Warning! Paypal e-mail fraud alert

    Now I know you computer savvy guys would catch this in a second, but I figured I post anyways. I recieved this in my mailbox today. I have already forwarded it to the FBI I've included the link just for shits and giggles.

    http://paypal.security.id=2827416487...lert/index.htm

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    Hmmm,
    I don't see anything wrong. Just looks like someone mailed you a copy of their page. Please explain what you mean. Sometimes we preachers are slow on the uptake.
    For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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    That's a tricky one. Luckily you checked the source code.

    ccKid

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    Preacherman, the reason that site was a fraud was because it included the @ symbol in the web address. Therefore meaning any text typed before the @ symbol is just jibber jabber.

    http://paypal.security.id%3D28274164...lert/index.htm

    See what I mean? It looks like a genuine pay-pal website when really your just getting sent to 12.101.58.150. No DNS either, thats usuallly a dead giveaway

    Jonesy would like to thank Anti Online, because he has learnt about that here and had he not most likely would have gotten burnt.

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    Wow, that's like they used to tell us in the Army, "Stay Alert, Stay Alive." It pays to pay attention to detail. Thanks for the education Jonesy!
    For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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    Dammit!
    they removed it before I could look @ it.
    It's probably for the better anyway...
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