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Scammers steal from PayPal accounts through users of iTunes


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A phishing scam relies on hijacking users' iTunes accounts linked to PayPal, giving thieves the ability to drain money from someone's online account.

"Sources close to Apple tell me iTunes has not been compromised and the company isn’t aware of any sudden increase in fraudulent transactions," he wrote.

PayPal has said it is reimbursing customers for the fraud, but added that the problem "is happening on the iTunes side." Further questions about the scam were referred to Apple.

An Apple spokesperson told the San Jose Mercury News that the company is aware of the problem.

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PayPal has said it is reimbursing customers for the fraud, but added that the problem "is happening on the iTunes side." Further questions about the scam were referred to Apple.

PayPal likely wont do anything about it.

If you get scammed, don't expect PayPal to help you.

In fact, don't even expect any reply from them.

You say their likely to not do anything about it, did you not read what it says above? :questionmark:

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