You may also receive this type of email scam that appears to have been sent by Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Ebay, Paypal, or a familiar credit card or bank.
If you do receive one of the following emails or a similar email message in your inbox, please avoid opening any attachments and delete the email.
NOTE: If you receive a questionable email and it is not listed here, do not assume that the email is valid. This list is simply a small sample of the large amount of scam emails that are circulating.
1/25/2019 Phishing/Unsafe Attachment
Subject: Please Verify your account information ✔
Date: 2019-01-25 6:05
Dear Customer Youremailaddress.com
We need your help resolving an issue with your PayPal account. Until you help us resolve this issue, we've temporarily limited what you can do with your account.
What's going on?
On 01/25/2019 02:04:36 pm, We recently have determined that different computers have logged in your PayPal account.
And multiple password failures were present before the logo's. We now need you to re-confirm your account information to us.
If this is not completed by 05-02-2019, we will be forced to suspend your account indefinitely.
What to do next :
We have sent you an attachment which contains all the necessary steps in order to restore your account access.
Download and open it in your browser. After we have gathered the necessary information, you will regain full access to your account.
1.Â Download The attached document and open it in a browser window secure.
2.Â Confirm that you are the account holder and follow the instructions
help protect you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.
It's usually quite straight forward to take care of these things. Most of the time, we just need some
more information about your account or latest transactions.
To help us with this and to see what you can and can't do with your account
until the issue is resolved, log in to your account and go to the
Help Centre Security Centre
Please do not reply to this email because we are not monitoring this inbox. To get in touch with us, log in to your account and click "Contact Us" at the bottom of any page.
Copyright © 2019 PayPal Inc. All rights reserved.
PayPal Email ID PP1478 - 749af9abf2738
Subject: 2019 Monthly Bonanza
Date: 2019-01-05 12:14
From: webb weq <email@example.com>
We are delighted to inform you that you were drawn a winner of £1,350,000.00,
(USD$1,800,000.00) in our 2019 GOOGLE-Gmail online lottery promotion bonanza..
To file for claim please contact below our (claim officer)
Sir. David James (Claim Officer)
You are to establish contact with the following details
Country of origin:
Thanks & Regards
Mrs. Margaret Smith
GOOGLE-Gmail Pte. Ltd. (Co. Reg. No. 199700735D) VERIFIED BY GOOGLE-Gmail
Date: 2019-01-02 12:14
From: "Mailbox Update" <firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUR ISP MAIL SERVICE!
our database shows that Your Account was recently signed in from a unknown Location, pleaseClick Here (Malicious Link Removed) for verification to avoid account closure, wait for respond from our Customer Service Team.
Sent: Wednesday, January 2, 2019 8:30 AM
Subject: Fwd: Update
YOUR ISP MAIL
Thank you for using (YOUR ISP) mail
In order to assist you, (YOUR ISP) mail system has been upgraded for new features, due to this some of your incoming messages were placed on pending, To receive pending messages Click Get-Mails 
This may take less than a minute to complete Process We apologies for any inconvenience this might cause.
(YOUR ISP) Customer Support Team