I have an account with Ebay, which I never use, I signed up a while ago now. I've just got an email from them, but I don't know whether it's actually from them or a hoax Can someone help? I've pasted everything from the email below.
From : <firstname.lastname@example.org>Sent : 10 June 2006 05:50:20To : <email@example.com>Subject : RE: Message for update your ebay account! - 4796314|||InboxEBAY SECURITY NOTIFICATIONSecurity Service!Dear firstname.lastname@example.org:
When people break our policies, violate consumer trust and the law of the land, eBay and PayPal work with law enforcement throughout the world to apprehend and prosecute fraudsters. Our diligence in this area is evidenced by the arrests that are made and the trust that is built both within the community and with law enforcement. Most importantly, we do this without compromising our commitment to our member's privacy. eBay, Inc., has established a Fraud Investigations Team (FIT) to promote safe use of our platforms, and to collaborate with law enforcement throughout the world to enforce policies, prosecute fraudsters and help keep our Community safe.
Valued eBay Member,
We are contacting you to remind you that on 08 JUN 2006 we identified some unusual activity in your account coming from a foreign IP address :capitol.guatemala-203-pc.in ( IP address located in India ) . We have been notified that a card associated with your account has been reported as lost or stolen and involved in fraudulent transactions, or that there were additional problems with your card.
According to our site policy you will have to confirm that you are the real owner of the eBay account by completing the following form or else your account will be marked as fraudulent , and will remain open for investigation. You will pay for the fees wich will result from the financial transactions between eBay and FIT ( Fraud Investigations Team ) .
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