Luke Davis ldavis at
Fri Nov 14 19:05:50 EST 2003

That is absurd.  If you had to do something to keep your account from
expiring (which is something PayPal doesn't do, anyway), they would do it
through their web site, and never in this manner.

It's a scam.


 On Fri, 14 Nov 2003,
Cheryl Homiak wrote:

> I tried to post this with the actual message I got from Paypal before but
> the application must have been with it and
> it was too big.
> Has anybody else gotten a letter from paypal saying their account will
> expire in five days and it's necessary to use the attached application to
> re-enroll/update their account?
> I'm wondering (a) if it's legitimate, and (b) if there's any way for us to
> do this (it's a .asp.scr application).
> I also have had problems because when I log in to paypal in lynx the
> cat lately I'm asked to
> resubmit a user agreement and when I submit it I'm told that I've used
> some non-us characters, even though I am only hitting a submit button and
> not entering anything. I submitted it in links the chain and now I don't
> get this
> when I use links the chain, but lynx the cat still does this each time I
> go to use it.
> Other than getting the .wav file with characters to be entered to work
> when registering,
> Paypal has up to now been mostly accessible, so I'm not too happy with the
> problems with the agreement and now this application we are supposed to
> use. Actually, I'm quite  suspicious of the latter.
> The email is one of those automated do-not-reply things, so I'll have to
> find a customer service email to write to, but thought somebody onlist
> might already know something about this.
> thanks.
> -- Cheryl
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