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Do i need to be concerned with a pay pal scam in wich

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Do i need to be concerned with a pay pal scam in wich someone is wanting to pay pal me today 40000

Lawyer's Assistant: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Im in alabama the individual wanting to make purchase is out of new jersey. once money is in pay pal and we transfer to our bank is there concerns on him possibly hacking me or pay pal being an issue

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

A warning of possible scams on pay pal came with my email from craigs list.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Just want to know if i give him pay pal if i need to be concerned since hes sending me money not me sending him money..is it safe

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Legal
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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 6 months ago
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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 6 months ago

I'm not sure what you mean - are you referring to a specific person trying to scam you or just general info about possible paypal scams.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
general question as to , if the money shows in pay pal to me can i get scammed some how when i transfer to my bank account
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
i would prefer to just do the 5 dollar fee.
Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 6 months ago

I believe the value of this question $38.

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