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I received this the following email I was afraid to anser because the encrypted file required downloading to open PLUS the name was badly misspelled like someone who does not speak English as their first language. I did not send any requests to anyone in more than a year.
<removed> (spelling errors theirs)
Yesterday I recieved a request for payment on my paypal account from your behalf - my email.
I suppose that you are the request sender, as long as it contains your private info:
very old address
very old phone number
The question is - where did you get individual data about my account and why you have sent an request for payment. I have no idea who you are and I don't want to cause any sort of inconvenience. But my lawyer gave me an advise to contact the police relatively the fraud request. Anyway, I do not want to rush with this question, and first of all, I'm planing to find out all therequired details from you. I have attached the payment details in the text document below.
For security reasons file was crypted by password - 9966.
I expect response and cooperation from you as soon as possible.
Questa e-mail è stata controllata per individuare virus con Avast antivirus.
Just got the exact same worded email but from a different "sender". Since I rarely use PayPal, and nothing I have used it for has been for anything other than goods purchased, I didn't even open the attachment.