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How do I report a fake PayPal email or website?

If you think you received a fake PayPal email or have come across a fake (spoof) PayPal website, please report it to us immediately.


To report a fake email:

  1. Forward the email to without making any changes to it.
  2. Delete it and don't click any links or attachments in a suspicious email.

To report a spoof website:

  1. Click Report fake website.
  2. Fill out the form and click Continue.

Visit the PayPal Security Center for information and tools to help protect your identity and avoid fraud.

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