This is a fraud number aiming to steal your personal identification in order to gain access to your paypal account, a process known as "Smishing" when done via SMS.
Paypal will NEVER contact you on any number aside from the ones listed on their official site ( https://www.paypal.com/au/ )
Those numbers are;
1800 073 263 (toll free)
(02) 8223 9500
Anyone claiming otherwise is not affiliated in any manner with PayPal, Inc.
For more information about what you can do to protect yourself from future SMS 'Smishing', please visit the Australian consumer information website at; https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0350-text-message-spam
Not PayPal very suspect It's PayPal. Those getting unsolicited texts: someone is mistyping their phone number and typing yours instead. Like getting a wrong number call. Don't stress. Paypal security verification.
This is an PayPal IMPOSTER ! Don't give them any personal details . got a text from this number - in fact 2 texts in the last 5 mins giving me a code to enter into paypal then I get a call from Omaha in the US - I did not answer - it went to voice mail and the voicemail was asking for the code i had just received.... smells bad to me I just tried to register on this site and registration is closed. I really am not happy about being anonymous as it sounds like I won't be standing by this, which isn't true. Everyone on here who said this number is a scam - you all freaked me out for NO good reason. I contacted PayPal and they confirmed they use this number - this is their email to me:
You have received an SMS to add our phone number 0458 729 725 since you recently confirmed your mobile number. I assure you that it is PayPal's number and it is being used for automated SMS notification only, not for calls. This is why you were unable to call the said number.
Should you have further inquiries, do not hesitate to email us or you may also call directly at (02) 8223 9500/1-800-073-263, 06:00-22:00 Monday through Friday AEST/AEDT and 08:00-19:00 Saturday and Sunday AEST/AEDT.
Thank you for using PayPal.
This is spam, those who argue that is not, are spammers itself. Received a blank sms from them when I turned my phone back on. Did not prompt this from paypal??!! VERY SUSS received a message from the same entitynumber 729725 replied stop. After responding someone phantom personhijacked my phone then started going through all of my recordsdialing calls getting on the internet on their ownI had no virtual control over my phone after that I had to get a new phone its a scam. PayPal, not spam PayPal, it's ok Paypal codes - useful! PayPal code generator. Mobil verify . account link to mobile. not spam. safe. paypal Paypal.. Ok. i do not own a paypal account. they texted me i paid $30 not possible if font even have paypal Caller: Paypal
This is the number attached to the text message when I get notifications from Paypal when receiving money. It's legit.
these wankers have been trying to get hold of me for ages and sent me a txt acting as if they were paypal It’s Paypal authenticating your mobile number because you have selected to authenticate your self to PayPal’s login system while logging into PayPal.
Someone has accidentally entered your number when trying to authenticate them selves.
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