Sounds like it could be someone on a phishing expedition to me. Typically, phishers will send out bulk email with a message that will concern or alarm the recipient regarding their financial account somewhere. The email will contain a link to go and "fix" or "confirm" something, but it doesn't actually lead to the real site of the legitimate business. The unsuspecting user follows the link, sees a web site that certainly appears to be the real thing (but is NOT), enters their username and password, and boom, the phishers now have access to your logon information and can use and abuse your account at will. Don't EVER follow links in emails like this. Always go directly to the site in question using your known URL for them if you need to verify the claims or change anything. Be very wary of anything you receive from any company that looks official but is out of the ordinary or seems strange in any way. I hope you haven't inadvertently compromised your PayPal account already. As far as quitting PayPal, I suppose it depends on how much you use it. If it would be no hardship for you, then if you don't have an account you can't be compromised. Otherwise, just be careful :) Ron > > PayPal just sent me a notice that "I just added someone with an email suffix > of > @yahoo.com" to my paypal account. I wrote them back I did no such thing. I've > heard bad stories about PayPal and resisted joining for years. Can this > 'yahoo' > party access my bank account? My bank says I can reverse any charge within 90 > days afterwards, but maybe I should cancel my PayPal? If it happened once, > seems > like it could happen again. I mean, I have *no* idea how that got on my > account, > and I checked my account status and there's no record of that email being in > my > records. This is way creepy to me. > > Oe6 > > > > -------------------------------------- > Protect yourself from spam, > use http://sneakemail.com > For a web-based membership management utility and information on list > policies, > please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ > > To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > with > "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject. > > For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.