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Subject: Welcome to PayPal – Choose your way to pay

Hello [victim],
Thanks for paying with PayPal.
We congratulate you with your first Paypal money transfer. But we have hold it for the moment because the amount is over the security borders of our rules.

Here is what we have on file for you. Take a second to confirm we have your correct information.

Confirmation Code
    Transfer Information
Amount: 18217.81 $
Reciever: Marcie William
E-mail: [another-recipient]

Accept Decline

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Please don’t reply to this email. It’ll just confuse the computer that sent it and you won’t get a response.
Copyright 2012 PayPal, Inc. All rights reserved. PayPal is located at 2211 N. First St., San Jose, CA 95131.
PayPal Email ID PP9335

This email has been scanned by the Symantec Email service.
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The malicious payload is on [donotclick] (report here) hosted on the following (familiar looking IPs): (LiquidWeb / SourceDNS, US) (Myren Infrastructure, Malaysia) (Quantum Communications, Russia)

The following domains and IPs are all related:

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