I have just received an e-mail alleging to be from eBay. See the text below. I assume this is one of the scams that has been discussed before here. It seems as though the mail originated in Eastern Europe, 'cz' tag on the end of the address. I have reported it to eBay. Be aware!

***Urgent Fraud Prevention Group Notice***

You have received this email because we have strong reason to believe that your eBay account had been recently compromised. In order to prevent any fraudulent activity from occurring we are required to open an investigation into this matter. To speed up this process, you are required to verify your eBay account by following the link below.

(To complete the verification process you must fill in all the required fields)

Please Note: If your account informations are not updated within the next 72 hours, then we will assume this account is fraudulent and will be suspended. We apologize for this inconvenience, but the purpose of this verification is to ensure that your eBay account has not been fraudulently used and to combat fraud.

We appreciate your support and understanding, as we work together to keep eBay a safe place to trade.

Thank you for your attention on this serious matter. We apologize for any delay in resolving this situation.


Morris Franklin
eBay SafeHarbor
Investigations Team