Free Money in PayPal? What Game Is This?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by loophole, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. loophole

    loophole Registered Member

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    Dear friends,

    So a few minutes ago, out of blue I receive a notification e-mail from a total stranger that he's deposited $0.10 in my Paypal account.

    As I have no idea why he's being so kind to deposit a few cents in my Paypal I avoid clicking the link contained in the e-mail, but open a separate window and key in Paypal url.

    I log in and, truly enough, his transaction is there. But it's $0.10 deposit and -$0.10 processing fee, so my net gain is zero.

    So my apparently kind friend turns out to be offering no free lunch. Still, as I have no idea who he is I am still wondering what is the game going on...

    Any ideas please?
     
  2. mwari23

    mwari23 BANNED BANNED

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    he was just fuckin with you...lol
     
  3. loophole

    loophole Registered Member

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    Could be he is testing something. Have you ever heard of stuff like this before? Could be some blackhat paypal trick is cooking somewhere.
     
  4. mwari23

    mwari23 BANNED BANNED

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    cant say that i have heard of anything like this before. hard to see the logic behind this though. maybe you could do a search for something like "random funds in paypal account" or something along those lines