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While you’re at it, why not ask for an imprint of my house key?

Apparently the phishers’ estimate of my intelligence has hit a new low. Here’s the text of an e-mail received today, supposedly from PayPal:

As a precautionary measure we have temporarily suspended access to your account. To re-activate this account, please print and complete the form below and fax it to one of the toll free fax numbers below. Please also include a clear copy of: 1. your photo ID (e.g. Driver’s license, Passport, Government issued ID document) 2. Send us a copy of all Credit Cards, both front and back 3. a recent utility bill depicting your name and registered residential address (e.g. telephone, electricity, water etc.) As soon as this information is received and reviewed, we will re-activate your account. *********************************************************************** *********
First Name:____________________
Middle Name: _______________________
Last Name:_____________________
Email: _____________________________
Home address:___________________________________________________________ City: ____________________
State: ________________
Postal Code/Zip: _________
Home Phone:_____________________
Work Phone: _________________________

I, the undersigned, declare and confirm that the above information is true and correct, and that the attached documents are true and correct copies of my valid identification. I duly authorize Paypal to use my details for further verification purposes. Signature:_________________________
Date: ___________________________ (MM/DD/YY)

We look forward to your co-operation in helping us protect your account and your funds. Best wishes Our TOLL FREE FAX number is: [fax number removed] - (USA)


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