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Exclamation Warning PayPal phishing scam alert

I just got an email to one of my old PayPal email addresses, I spotted it straight away as I used to study computer security
so I know what these look like and how to track them back to the owner. It might catch a lot out though.

( This is defiantly a phisher even though it has by the look of it PayPal's real info )

Here are the details

Return-Path: <pn3z0j5-iq5xnn-8wa35y-amc9j4w-12sfro-h-m2-20141219-d088581c8f7ef@emea.e.paypal.com>

Received: from mwinf5c45 (mwinf5c45.me-wanadoo.net [10.223.111.95])
by mwinb3006 with LMTPA;
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:38:50 +0100

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Received: from outbound.emea.e.paypal.com ([96.47.30.220])
by mwinf5c45 with ME
id Vaep1p00N4kx3oo01aep9o; Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:38:50 +0100

Here is an image of the email and IP location


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Default Re: Warning PayPal phishing scam alert

I got one yesterday, was different to that but definitely a scam. It said my account was limited, I logged in to PayPal & there was no limitation message there. The email wasn't addressed to the full name on my Paypal, just the email address. I know PayPal always include your full name in an email. The email was off support@noreply.co.uk.
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Default Re: Warning PayPal phishing scam alert

Always check the return e-mail - headers and footers of e-mails.

I never click pp or eb links from e-mails /period - only when logged INTO the website
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