Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News


Paypal Scam Hits Alabama


A Paypal scam his hit Gadsen, Alabama involving multinational sellers from United Arab Emirates, Israel, Great Britain and the Ukraine. Sergeant Cole Lumpkin reported to police about an unusual number of packages delivered to a residence. Then a series of calls followed by those who sold items to the address and believed they had been paid, only to find the Paypal page they accessed was a fake.

The stories proliferated and all sounded the same. People said they were told that items had to be delivered urgently, but they did not receive payment from the fake Paypal page. A woman at the residence told a police officer that she met the man “on Facebook three years earlier and had communicated through emails and phone calls.” He asked her, “to receive packages for a friend of his, relabel them and ship them to an New Jersey address for ‘Ship Afrika, ‘ a holding company for things ultimately bound for Nigeria.”

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.

At the residence, police found a huge collection of electrical items with no clue where they came from or where they were going to be shipped to. Cellphones, tablets, laptops and items awaiting delivery were found.



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.

Copyright © 2021 Jewish Business News