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Forward suspicious email to our team

When you aren't sure if a message that appears to be from PayPal is really from us, don't click on any links, call any listed phone numbers, or download attachments. Forward the entire email to and delete it from your inbox.

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Forward unusual texts or SMS messages

Don't click any links in a text message that appears to be from PayPal, but doesn’t seem right. Forward a copy to PayPal. Here's how:

  1. Tap and hold the message
  2. Tap More and then the Forward arrow
  3. Enter as the recipient
  4. Tap Send arrow
  5. Block the sender (on iOS / on Android)
  6. Delete the message

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