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Pudsey Bear

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I got this text last night:-

Your PayPal for 0787******* is temporarily locked. Follow the verification process and give us your correct information to unlock it: http://bit.ly/2qMSds8

It came from this number +447517395331, I suggest barring this number as I have already done.

As far as I know anyway Paypal is NOT linked to your phone number.


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Have had emails but never a text. Barring is a good idea , an IRON BAR. Notice no smileys.
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A couple of days ago I had an email supposedly from Apple regarding my account. It started with the words "hello Dear". Baawaawaahaa.

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Pudsey Bear

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Probably drink on the profits Nick.
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Its all getting out of hand now, got emails asking me to
alter my paypal acc and I don't have one. Also got a few
telling me to change my password, I just delete the message,

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Pudsey Bear

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I wouldn't be without my Paypal account now, I Just bought a 3, 4g 12mth SIM via Groupon, if I didn't have Paypal, I'd have had to register or do it with my credit/debit card, ditto for other purchases, Paypal guarantees I won't be ripped off, and despite some quite naughty sellers, I have never lost any money.

This is the SIM offer btw.

https://www.mymemory.co.uk/3-payg-4g-trio-data-sim-pack-incl-12gb-data.html?utm_source=MyMemory+Newsletter&utm_campaign=59f47d800e-3+PAYG+4G+Trio+Data+SIM+Pack+Incl.+12GB+Dat&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_135199ec50-59f47d800e-62737409&goal=0_135199ec50-59f47d800e-62737409&mc_cid=59f47d800e&mc_eid=20dcfaa92e

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Yeah. Have had the email pretending to be from Paypal a couple of times now the second one quite insistent as I didn't respond to the first one. Thought this hilarious as I don't have a Paypal account. Dickheads.
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Pudsey Bear

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Ah, but this is a text though John, new scam to my knowledge.
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That technology for you. The so called advantages of being able to connect laptop, Ipad and smartphones means once the get some of your details they have em all. I'll probably get the text then.
On about tech. Just bought the wife an Ipad mini and inherited her Ipad air2 Youngest son (the clever one) has changed over all the details apps etc. Looked at one he put on it tracks all of our families phones giving locations of where we all are at any given time shown on a map. Got an old iPhone 4 going to put a pay as you go sim in it and hide it in the van somewhere. [smile]

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Pudsey Bear

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Not got into fruit based Devices John, Liz has an air2 which she likes, but I'm clueless on how to use the thing, I prefer android, if only so you're not stuck with one make, most apps are one both platforms, and I can get them repaired anywhere.

I was looking at the New Samsung Galaxy S7 last year, way too expensive, now I can get one for £18 month, all sorted out from the battery fiasco, so I'm SIM free right now so may go for it, and keep the S5 in the van to replace the S2 dunno about PAYG, okay so long as you remember to keep it active.

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Just done a search on this number and apparently it is an O2 mobile, maybe worthwhile complaining to O2 directly.
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Pudsey Bear

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It'll be a burner phone.
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Don't force it, use a bigger hammer. Semper ubi, Sub ubi. 

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