Halton Trading Standards have received information about a PayPal e-mail scam. The e-mail states how it wants the recipient to change their PayPal password and security questions due to security reasons and asks them to log into PayPal through a link in the e-mail.

This is a scam – do not click on any links within e-mails such as this. Instead, if you need to check your account go directly to the website to log into your account.

If you or somebody you know has been caught out by a scam or fraud please contact one of our specialist officers, Linda or Sue on 0151 511 8785 or 0151 511 8775, who are already working with people in Halton who have lost thousands of pounds to scams.

If you need advice on anything else please contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline  or 0808 223 1133

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